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Commentary: Was illustration fair use of Prince photo?

That’s the question before the federal courts in The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. v. Lynn Goldsmith and Lynn Goldsmith, Ltd. On Dec. 3, 1981, Lynn Goldsmith, a photographer specializing in celebrity portraits of rock, jazz, and R&B performers, photographed Prince Rogers Nelson, best known as "Prince.” In October 1984, Vanity Fair licensed one ...