Original Twin

Art owners’ control over reproductions stops where copyright ends.

IN OUR EXPERIENCE, museum directors are an unflappable lot, but Eve was going bananas in our conference room. She had stumbled on a Web site selling posters with an image of a painting taken from her museum’s homepage-a still life of a bowl of fruit by a 17th-century Dutch master-and her trustees wanted us to sue the site for copyright infringement. Immediately! Continue reading “Original Twin”