We always celebrate Reasons to Love Photography, but that doesn’t mean that everything was hunky dory in 2014. Here is a brief compilation of the not-so-good in the photo industry.
Richard Prince is a Jerk
In the world of music, sampling a riff is a veritable homage. With a few exceptions (see Ice, Vanilla), the crediting and licensing of a sample is standard operating procedure. That’s why the actions of appropriation artist Richard Prince are so infuriating. Under the premise of Fair Use, Prince steals someone else’s photo, makes a minor change, then sells it for hundreds of …read more