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Wednesday, September 23

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Poor New York was feeling left out of the whole trademarking of public art debate. So, thanks to The Gates, it seems Chicago isn't the only city having copyright issues with photography of its public art. Jeanne-Claude and Christo tell Newsday photographers in no uncertain terms that pictures of The Gates are trademarked and cannot be sold.

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