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Ian Art


Today’s post reflects the long arms of today’s infringer. I picture an octopus-like creature whose tentacles encircle the globe, suctioning on to an artist’s work, and then whipping said work back into its gloomy lair. This time ’round, the alleged thievery comes from Jakarta, where a need arose for a compelling piece of art to advertise the local jazz festival. Designer Ian Austin’s Deviant Art page, at the time, exhibited the below imagery:

Ian Art



Later, Jakarta’s Jazz Festival released its advertising materials, which included the following:

Java Copy


Is this a jacking by Jakarta, or independent creation?

- AttorneyScott ( scott@copyrightLA.com )

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