art historian, lawyer, feminist

Seriously, Let’s Clear This Up

The diverse and intense attention paid to Arturo Di Modica’s Charging Bull and Kristen Visbal’s Fearless Girl is exciting; I’m not used to hearing so many voices, from so many quarters, weighing in on artists’ rights. And, unlike the last controversy of this magnitude (Richard Prince’s New Portraits), opinions are divided. Stories about artists’ rights seem to capture and… Read More

It’s Dr. Devine, actually.

After many moons away…I have three more letters after my name, four hundred some-odd pages that suggest I understand something about art and law, and a few gray hairs. Posts will start again next Tuesday Wednesday. First up: analysis of Arturo Di Modica’s legal claims re: Fearless Girl.