• Museum Wins Case Against Photographer Who Claims It Stole His Photo

    12 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    A panel of judges has ruled in favor of the Metropolitan Museum of Art over a copyright case. Florida-based photographer Lawrence Marano alleged that the museum stole his 1982 photo of the band Van Halen in the 2019 exhibition Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock and Roll .
    As reported by Artnet , Marano's initial case was dismissed in July of 2020 by a U.S. District judge who stated that Marano and his attorney “failed to show why the Met's use of is not protected by the fair use exception.”
    The museum's use of the image, according to the ruling, fell under educational purposes, which...
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