What’s in a Name?

I recall the time, as a joke, a relative made a piece of ceramic “art” and signed it “Picasso.” He then told our family that he had purchased an original ceramic ashtray by the late, great artist. We all had a good laugh. But had this event happened today, and if Picasso were still alive,… Continue reading »


Media & Entertainment: Copyright, Fair Use and the New Media Artist

It was once the case that the only way for a film-maker to have his or her work viewed by a large audience was to have it picked up by a film or television distribution company. With the advent of online video hosting services like YouTube, artists, professional and amateur alike, are now able to… Continue reading »