Andy Warhol News

Judge Rules Andy Warhol’s ‘Transformative’ Art Did Not Violate Photographer’s Copyright

Andy Warhol transcended a photographer’s copyright by transforming a picture of a vulnerable and uncomfortable Prince into an artwork that made the singer an “iconic, larger-than-life figure,” a judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge John G. Koeltl in Manhattan sided …

Judge Dismisses Velvet Underground Copyright Claim vs. Warhol Over Banana

A federal judge has dismissed part of The Velvet Underground’s lawsuit accusing the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts of violating its rights to an iconic banana image used on the rock band’s best-known album. While Velvet Underground’s trademark …