Friday, January 05, 2018

Is your thrown-away art still yours?

Last month's question was bizarre (If you buy an artwork, can you legally eat it?), this one is more serious than it sounds. The basic understanding is that what you throw away is no longer yours, but does this also hold for art, complete with signature? Read the link for the interesting case of Rauschenberg's thrown away film negatives which someone picked up and sold as creations by the master.

Copyright statement: image in public domain.