Beg, Borrow & Steal
You may notice the small black sticker adorning the front cover of this book. “This is not a Penguin book” the sticker reads, a playful comment on the graphic design of the book about copyright and ideas of originality, a design stolen from Penguin classics. Like the sticker, the contents of the book are informative, engaging, and funny. One fascinating case study begins with the story of a lost Raphael painting that was reproduced by an engraver, which then influenced Manet 300 years later, and was the basis for the figures’ poses in his masterwork Le Dejeuner sur L’Herbe. Picasso, 100 years after Manet, created a whole series based around Manet’s famous painting and called it Les Demoiselles. Now, with modern copyright laws extending to 70 years after the creators death, an artist quoting Picasso in her work would be put into a precarious legal position for copyright infringement. The irony of the risk of being sued for copying a copy of a copy of a copy…
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Paperback, 18.5 x 13.5 x 2 cm, 192pg
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