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Photography, Art, and Pixellated “Copies” That Aren’t

Some links on the Maisel/Baio thing that's been talked about lately.

http://waxy.org/2011/06/kind_of_screwed/

http://duncandavidson.com/blog/2011/06/maisel_vs_baio

http://theonlinephotographer.typepad.com/the_online_photographer/2011/06/kind-of-screwed.html

http://john-mccoy.blogspot.com/2011/06/sound-of-money.html

I think Maisel had a right - perhaps "artist to artist" - to ask that the cover be pulled. But that's about it. The $32k? Puh-lease. Going way too far there.

IANAL, and I did read some things about "derivative" versus "transformative" that gave me pause. I think the, just based on what I know of those two words, the work was both derivative and transformative. That seems clear to me.

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