The Don't Sue Chris Reilly Campaign was started with the following goals:
Chris Reilly and the Don't Sue Chris Reilly Campaign Team would
like to invite you to join in this dialogue. You may post on the forum,
or email us directly. We would also like to make it very clear that
the campaign is NOT aimed at harassing individuals or directly promoting
Chris Reilly or his artwork. However, should you wish to see some
of the actual artworks made by Chris Reilly, they are available for
public viewing online at: http://www.chris-reilly.org.
- To prevent litigation against Chris Reilly or any of his respective artworks.
- To raise awareness of Chris Reilly's artistic practice and the implications it has on others.
- To create a dialogue around the issues surrounding Chris Reilly's artwork and the Don't Sue Chris Reilly Campaign.
of the most frequently asked questions posed by those unfamiliar
with the Don't Sue Chris Reilly Capmaign is, 'Who is suing
Chris Reilly, and why?' This section will attempt to answer that
question, as well as give some background information on the issues
surrounding the campaign
Chris Reilly is a prominent visual artist who has established
a successful artistic practice that relies on the exclusive use of found
images and photographs. Many of these images come from unauthorized
or copyrighted sources such as homepages, stock photo catalogs, and the
houses of friends and family. All of the appropriated images used in Chris Reilly's artworks are subject to copyright law.
Please reference the diagram below for an illustration of Chris Reilly's artmaking process.