Gross was willing to retrocede his rights to Prince for a series of ten prints. See a similar controversy here. In addition, they had been published, and would probably be published again, in revues of dubious morality. Her lawyers immediately obtained a provisional measure forbidding the use of the pictures until the end of the trial. Brooke Shields claimed that her mother had agreed to give up her rights for one publication only and that the photographs caused her embarrassment. Brooke Shields appealed and once again obtained a provisional ban on the use of the photographs. The rest was history — and a rancorous one as that.
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Tag: Brooke Shields
Her lawyers immediately obtained a provisional measure forbidding the use of the pictures until the end of the trial. Ina contemporary artist called Richard Prince approached Gross about buying the rights to use and reproduce the image of Brooke Shields. Her mother signed a contract giving Gross full rights to exploit the images of her daughter. I just signed up for Patreon. At the time, Gross was working on a project for publication entitled The Woman in the Childin which he wanted to reveal the femininity of prepubescent girls by comparing them to adult women.