Free Speech vs. Infringement in Suit on Alabama Artwork
In the specialized field of sports art, Daniel Moore is well known for his paintings of the University of Alabama football team in action. But he soon may become similarly recognizable in legal circles as his fight against the university’s charge of copyright infringement heads to the Alabama Appeals Court.
The Phillies and VisitPhilly.com have teamed up with an artist to create this awesome new piece of sidewalk art at Citizens Bank Park. It will be displayed for the rest of the season and you’ll be able to get your photo taken with it by a professional photographer.
Visit Philly has teamed up with the Phillies and Wasabi 3D to bring a cool new piece of 3-D Art to Citizens Bank Park that fans will be able to take their photo with inside the ballpark for the remainder of the season.
Pedro Martinez says that while painter Susan Miller-Havens worked on his portrait, she focused on his hands. She saw his long fingers and told him that he “used them to do art with my fingers.”
Today, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery added a 57 inch by 21 inch oil and beeswax painting of the pitcher to its collection. During a short speech at the unveiling in Washington, D.C., Martinez said while he has been in some pretty tough games, he had never “felt this much emotion.”
After the ceremony, he spoke to NPR’s Robert Siegel for tonight’s edition of All Things Considered. Martinez talked about how his double jointed fingers helped his pitching, but he also talked about how he used his body and his gaze to reflect his intentions in the game: