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People in crowd take photos on their cell phones at night. (Photo by GS/Gallery Stock)

When an artist uses your Instagram photo

Fresh off a victory in federal court, Richard Prince has decided to push his artwork to a new frontier: Instagram.Prince is an appropriation artist; he takes other people’s works and repurposes them in new, slightly different ways. The field of appropriation art dates back to Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain, a signed and dated urinal laid flat on the...

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