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What Rights Does a Model Have Over Her Own Image? + Other Artists’-Rights Questions, Answered

Have you ever wondered what your rights are as an artist? There’s no clear-cut textbook to consult—but we’re here to help. Katarina Feder, a vice president at Artists Rights Society, is answering questions of all sorts about what kind of control artists have—and don’t have—over their work. 

Do you have a query of your own? Email [email protected] and it may get answered in an upcoming article. 

 

A question regarding that great Emily Ratajkowski article in the Cut: She describes sitting for photographer Jonathan Leder for the magazine Darius (no pay, just exposure). Afterward, he published a series of books with outtakes and images from the shoot. According to Ratajkowski, her agent never signed a model release that would have allowed the images to be used for purposes beyond the magazine. What rights does a model have to her own image? 

For those who are unfamiliar with the

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All About Biden Beauty | All Your Questions Answered

Just when you thought 2020 had no surprises left, Biden Beauty enters the chat. The latest beauty venture isn’t associated with presidential nominee Joe Biden himself, although he and Harris have reportedly given the mystery brand their seal of approval, according to Fashionista. Instead, it’s backed by a mystery figure with a political agenda.

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And while the civically-minded wizard behind Biden Beauty is masked, its intentions are not: Beat your Face. Beat Trump. The brand is launching Biden Beat, a dual-sided beauty blender that sells for $20.20. Biden Beauty is also debuting sweatshirts, tote bags, buttons, and pins adorned with the candidate’s name and the phrase “America Is Beautiful.” More beauty products are set to drop in the coming weeks, with all proceeds benefitting the DNC and Biden/Harris campaign.

“Beauty has always been inherently political,” a spokesperson from the brand said in a statement. “From the

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