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How to deal with Ripped Art.Art "Ripping" or Theft.How to deal with Ripped Art. by `killjoy
I'm going to review the details of the then and now of art ripping, how it's done and how to combat it, before and after it has been stolen.
The purpose of this article is to help people who are frustrated with spotting their own and other's art work places on the web it does not belong. A crucial step in combating this is understanding it, so we'll go through the details!
Art Theft in History
Traditional Art Theft had two forms.. straight up stealing the actual art piece, from private or museum collections and selling them black market, to reproducing them. Reproduction of physical (not digital) art is an art form in and of its own right, and in many ways requires a greater technical knowledge and mastery of art then the very artist being copied may have. Properly duplicating art is a painstaking process involving a multitude of steps, from identifying the actual makeup of the paints used (their chemical breakdowns, sources, etc.) obtaining replicas or o