29 January 2015

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Luc Tuymans Talks To Artlyst About Plagiarism And Politics

The Belgian artist Luc Tuymans who was recently found guilty of copyright infringement, after losing a legal battle in his home country over the alleged plagiarism concerning a portrait the artist created in 2011 has spoken to Artlyst about the case, its politics, and its wider implications to the art world and the fate of […]

21 January 2015

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Luc Tuymans Convicted Of Plagiarism For Using Photo Of Politician

The Belgian artist Luc Tuymans has been found guilty of copyright infringement after losing a legal battle in his home country over the alleged plagiarism concerning a portrait the artist created in 2011. A civil court in Antwerp ruled on 15 January that Tuymans’s painting ‘A Belgian Politician’ (2011) borrowed too heavily from a photo […]