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Copyright issue - artist Ai Weiwei dispute with VW

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Worth keeping an eye on how this goes, it seems that VW used his installation in Copenhagen as a backdrop to an advert. Considering the poignant subject matter it's quite surprising that VW are defending it but of course I'm not casting any aspersions or second-guessing the outcome. Their defence will be interesting though:

 

Guardian article

 

Artnet article

 

 

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VW's response seems to be a "substantial part" defence, or would be under English law.  I don't know how far this would get them under moral rights, which is what AWW really seems to mind about- he doesn't want people to think he's associated with VW. Denmark doesn't have freedom of panorama for public art.

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