This is a 2021 lawsuit that I didn't notice til Maker Forums put it out there, and it involves Andy Warhol. Yeah. In 2021, it involves Andy Warhol.
It takes a court to determine whether images/sampling/content constitutes Fair Use or infringement.
By Michelle Mancino Marsh and Lindsay Korotkin. The Second Circuit recently held that artist Andy Warhol’s use of Lynn Goldsmith’s photograph of the musician Prince (the “Goldsmith Photograph”) to create fifteen new unauthorized silkscreen and pencil…centerforartlaw (Center for Art Law)