Re: Re: how does copyright apply to collage?
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Posted by arafat on September 03, 2000 at 10:26:12:
In Reply to: Re: how does copyright apply to collage? posted by M. Arthur Auslander on February 23, 1999 at 06:47:26:
: : An artist can use bits of images (or other recognizable media) in creating a new, original work without being attacked on copyright grounds.
: : If a musician uses samples in his/her work, they are subject to the limitations of copyright.
: : Is this simply because the copyright holder of a piece of music is more likely to defend their copyright (and share royalties etc)?
: : If so, why is sampled music (some call it audio collage) not given the same room to exist?
: : Music, after all, is a form of art.
: : I'm trying to establish the difference between music works and other art works in terms of collage/sampling, Fair Use notwithstanding.
: : Thanks
: : A Elkin
: I would like to know the law that says that an artist can make a collage including the work of others without being attacked on copyright grounds. The artist may be able to copyright the collage but insofar as I understand the law, if the images are copyrighted the collage is an infrimgement.
: The difference in music may be that ASCAP and others police music better than art is policed.
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