Supreme Court Sides with Photographer Who Sued Andy Warhol Estate in Copyright Feud

Rock ‘n’ roll portrait photographer Lynn Goldsmith won her case at the Supreme Court on Thursday against the Andy Warhol Foundation, and she called it a victory for artists and photographers who make their living by licensing art. The question before the Supreme Court was whether the “fair use” doctrine of the Copyright Act protected artist Andy Warhol, who used the images of Prince captured by Goldsmith to create new works of art without her credit or consent.

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