ARTS & CULTURE
01/20/2011 11:31 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Jeff Koons Goes After Gallery's 'Balloon Dog' Bookends

The artist Jeff Koons has developed a distinctive style, and made a lot of money, by appropriating pop-culture imagery and mass-produced objects, from inflatable toys to vacuum cleaners and kitschy greeting cards. Over his three-decade career that approach, while helping to make him famous, has also brought accusations of exploiting other people's copyrighted images. He has been sued for copyright violation four times, losing three of the cases.

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