Monday, January 10, 2011

Don't copy my appropriation, says Jeff Koons

Lawyers for artist Jeff Koons sent a letter asking Park Life to stop selling and advertising the balloon dog bookends, return them to some mutually agreed upon address, tell Koons how many have been sold and disclose the maker of said bookends — a fact, Alexander said, that could easily be found via Google.

In Twist, Jeff Koons Claims Rights to ‘Balloon Dogs’
Published: January 19, 2011
New York Times
Jeff Koons, who is known for appropriating pop-culture imagery, says that bookends sold by a San Francisco gallery violate his intellectual property rights.

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