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Warhol, Prince and a Case of Vanity Perhaps Not-So-Fair: Even Fine Art Colossuses Need Inspiration

Insight Sam Miller Sam Miller · July 10, 2019

What could be more flattering than arguably the greatest pop fine artist of all time copying your work?

Well fine art photographer, Lynn Goldsmith, apparently wasn’t all too flattered when she saw Andy Warhol’s ‘Prince Series’ (of the singer, once known as “The Artist Formerly Known As Prince” or that symbol…, not Richard Prince, the photographer (although his Re-photography, as one reads on, would quite coincidentally be very much in point here) of silkscreen paintings, screen prints on paper, and drawings, cast a striking resemblance to her own Prince 1981 New York studio shoot, where she took eleven photographs of the artist formerly known As the Artist Formely Known as Prince. Read Sam Miller's full article on Medium.com.


Sam Miller, Rimon Corporate Partner, advises clients in acquisitions and disposals, corporate finance, corporate and partnership structuring and shareholder, operating and buy-sell agreements, general corporate matters, supply, distribution, consignment and inventory management arrangements, and other commercial transactions. He has extensive experience in the metals and transportation industries as well as with technology start-ups, particularly token-driven blockchain businesses, and also advises clients active in the fine art markets. Sam is licensed in California, England and Wales, and South Africa, with specific expertise in all three jurisdictions. He is adept in helping his clients navigate the intricacies of cross-border business and inward investment. Sam has advised clients in a range of countries, including England, Spain, France, Turkey, Lithuania, Latvia, United Arab Emirates, Israel, South Africa, Hong Kong, South Korea, and the United States. Read more.