Kanye’s #SUPERMOON Campaign Actually Copied Another Artist’s Work

Kanye West is under scrutiny again for copying someone else’s work, according to Diet Prada. Remember the first time, Kanye West was accused of copying ex-Nike designer Tony Spackman’s sketches but  was then clarified that a new YEEZY employee (who he has since fired) actually presented him the copied material. Now West and his adidas shoe line just came out with the #SUPERMOON image campaign for his Yeezy 500 “Supermoon Yellow” kicks. The image selections were photographed by DONDA collaborator and artist Eli Russell Linnetz which found the subjects captured in different body positions wearing YEEZY gear and the “Supermoon Yellow” sneakers. However it looks like Linnetz’s work is just too similar to another artist’s work that goes by the name Rita Minissi, who in 2015 released a series of photographs that, according to Diet Prada “was inspired by dealing with personal trauma and a resulting desire to reconnect with her own body.” Her images also had her subjects in body positions where individuals are either naked or clothed hugging, bending over, upside down, contorted etc. Peep below:

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