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September 11th, 2012

Music band The Velvet Underground has lost a portion of its case for the rights to an iconic Warhol banana image, featured most notably on the band’s 1967 album, “The Velvet Underground & Nico.” The group had joined forces with Warhol to create many of its designs and reportedly was angered by the Warhol Foundation’s wish for partial rights to this graphic. It filed a suit in January, claiming that the Foundation was violating the band’s rights by potentially allowing use of the picture to other companies.

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