Richard Price selling other people’s Instagrams as his own for $10K

Those of us who have created for decades are forced into the social sphere to survive. The “fair use” of material isn’t by choice it’s a matter of survival. I could choose to steal another artists stuff and market it, but I don’t because it would make me feel like the leeches that drain creativity and encourage people like me to seek out alternative, tangible careers to survive. people like him just accelerate that choice for me.

The actual value of creating something visually has just gone through the floor everyone is just clicking and reusing and taking; from the media re-purposing to your average person on Facebook. As it becomes easier and easier to do and is unchallenged, it just becomes more reality.