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Artists Use Yelp to Shame Plagiarizing Restaurant

by Rea McNamara on January 26, 2016
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Turns out Yelp isn’t only useful as a go-to website for dining destination consensus. For Kelly Mark, it’s an effective way to pressure a restaurant to remove its unauthorized copy of an artwork.

Last August, the Canadian artist served notice to the owners of Old School, a Toronto restaurant, demanding the immediate removal and destruction of a neon sign that bears a striking resemblance to her 2006 work, “I Called Shotgun Infinity When I Was Twelve”. The neon copy is exactly the same in text, layout, and color. Only the font and size of the piece differs.

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5 Takeaways From Yesterday’s “Instagram as an Artistic Medium” Talk

by Corinna Kirsch on December 5, 2014
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1. You have different types of artists.

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Richard Prince Admits to Trolling

by The AFC Staff on November 20, 2014
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“Trolling.”

If you say so.

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Ryder Ripps’s “ART WHORE” In the Running For Most Offensive Project of 2014

by Whitney Kimball on November 11, 2014
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This has not been the art world’s finest season.

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