The question I'm pondering on this sunny Saturday as I prep to head off to purchase groceries: when does imitation become plagiarism in art? Damien Hirst pushes us to consider this.
I am always collecting inspiration from style, design and lifestyle gurus about my web travels, but am now curious, when does this go too far? While this imitation may not be a copyright violation, how much respect do we as a society lend to intellectual property in the arts?
Exhibit A: First, Peter Bialobrezski's photo of the Napu Bride in Shanghai and then the copy from Horst and Daniel Zielske.
Exhibit B: Otl Aicher's 1972 Munich Olympics designs and Ivan Navarro's florescent light interpretation.