Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Article: Carol Highsmith Sues Getty for $1 Billion But Can She Win?

Trading floor room of the Milwaukee Grain Exchange, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Photo by Carol Highsmith
Likely you have heard that Carol Highsmith has filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Getty Images.  Highsmith's images are available through the Library of Congress with the rights advisory of:
No known restrictions on publication.
Art Law Journal has a fascinating article about this lawsuit, how it came about, and if the $1 billion is justified. Go ahead and read it. And then look at Highsmith's photos on the Library of Congress web site (and maybe use one).

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