The rights of Phil Kendall in signing his paintings or works of art as PK, have been asserted to him in accordance with The UK Copyright, Designs and Patents Act of 1988.
A specimen of how my art is always signed lower left ©PK
All rights are reserved by me, Phil Kendall. No images of my art contained in this website can be reproduced without my prior written consent.
Please do not participate in, or otherwise encourage, piracy of my copyrighted images contained here on my website.
Any art student may try to reproduce any painting made by me, Phil Kendall, purely for their own personal art educational experience. That copy cannot ever be sold by them. Any art student may exhibit their copy of my art. However it should be clearly labelled it as: "A reproduction of a painting [called xxx] originally made by the artist Phil Kendall". This label is to be attached to upper right corner on the face of their exhibit. I would expect them to send an image of their copy to me via email, purely for my archival history.
A Manniot Tower, Peloponnese, Mainland Southern Greece 60 x 60 cm. 2009. Visited 1998 ©PK
Piracy is a term that was first used in the UK way back in 1603 for the unauthorised copying or distribution or the selling of books. Books were then the new intellectual property and printing was the new technology of that time.
Put simply piracy means I do the work but the copycat claims the recognition for it. The copycat also gets the money due to me from my art. So it's not just theft it's also about capitalising on my efforts. Today piracy is still as illegal as it was in 1603 and it still remains punishable under both UK & International law.
Internet piracy involves taking images, or other content, from my website and then modifying that content to be their own. Then publishing it as being theirs on their website. It is much harder to spot pirated content on a website. A pirate copy book in 1603 was so easily spotted but the pirated or spoof website is so hard to spot.
Please do not participate or otherwise encourage internet piracy. Piracy now is so deceptively simple to make. Just what is that person sitting next to you doing on their laptop? Home
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