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The Supreme Court Will Hear a Copyright Case Against the Andy Warhol Foundation

A copyright infringement case involving Andy Warhol is headed to the Supreme Court.

On Monday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear Lynn Goldsmith’s lawsuit against the Andy Warhol Foundation as related to the late pop artist’s use of her 1981 photograph of musician Prince, which was originally taken for Newsweek.

According to the New York Times, the case revolves around the issues of fair use and will determine whether Warhol meaningfully transformed Goldsmith’s unpublished photo by drawing over it to create a series of 16 multicolored paintings for a 1984 Vanity Fair cover.

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