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Re: [teacherartexchange] Pop Art Trademark Question


From: shinds (shinds57_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Feb 16 2009 - 02:40:04 PST

Thank you Shayne, I will check this out. Yes, I think Claes Oldenburg
is a must for any giant Pop Art unit.
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From: "S Train" <>
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Sent: Sunday, February 15, 2009 11:25:08 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] Pop Art Trademark Question

There's actually a lesson plan for this off The Incredible Art
Department - -
Giant Fast Food - McTwisted. The author, Donna Kauffroath has a
warning about this and it doesn't seem to be covered under Fair-Use.

You might want to show them some work by Claes Oldenburg, by the way.


At 10:01 PM 2/15/2009, you wrote:
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> Dear Teachers,
> I have a class that just completed Pop Art snack bags like the
> ones demonstrated in the Papier-Mache Pop Art Video by Peggy Flores. My class
>made giant size M&M bags, Dorito's bags, Hershey Bars and others. They
>seemed to realy get into this project! I am wondering if the
>educational values of the project ( study of proportion, lettering,
>color mixing )
>and talking about copyright and trademark is enough to make this okay ?
>Peggy didn't say she got permission to demo her Sugar Babies package.
>I did a google search and found a passage that stated that stated
>that students may use copyrighted material for educational purposes. The
>only thin I found on Trademark was thar it was okay if it is used in a
>parody. Do you think we need to spoof the names of our products? They
>are really cute. I wanted to show case them in an up coming newspaper
>article, but not if it gets us in hot water. What do you think ?
>Thanks for your help,
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