• Artist SMASH 137 Sues GM over Copyright Infringement for Cadillac Ad

    4 monthes ago - By Hypebeast

    Last January, Swiss artist Adrian Falkner filed a lawsuit against General Motors after the automaker featured one of his commissioned Detroit murals without permission in a Cadillac XT5 advertisement back in 2016. The ad, shared across the company's social media accounts, is part of a campaign entitled “Art of the Drive” that spotlighted the XT5 crossover vehicle parked beside Falkner's mural. The artist expressed in a motion that GM purposely hid his signature on the mural by capturing the car from a particular angle.
    GM responded by filing a motion this past June, asserting that the...
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