File:Black Flag Police Story sticker.jpg

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Non-free media information and use rationale for Black Flag (band)

This is a sticker produced by the band Black Flag in the early 1980s to promote their "Police Story" single. The artwork, created by Raymond Pettibon, was also used in flyers to promote the band's shows.


The specific image here was obtained from and then cropped to show the desired sticker. The original source for the image, however, is the sticker itself which was produced in the early 1980s. The image can also be found reproduced in the book Get in the Van by Henry Rollins, the band's singer (second edition, page 31, ISBN 1880985764).


Black Flag (band)

Portion used

Full: The image is used in full in order to illustrate the full significance of the work.

Low resolution?

Yes, the image is of significantly lower resolution than its original source, and is of insufficient resolution to produce illegal copies of the artwork.

Purpose of use

The image is used to illustrate a section of referenced critical commentary in the article about the band's visual and artistic style, specifically a paragaph about Pettibon's artwork and its use in the band's promotional materials. There is also referenced commentary about this specific image itself. Use of the image in this way illustrates its intended message in a way that words alone could not convey.


None, as the artwork is copyrighted it cannot be replaced by a free equivalent.

Fair useFair use of copyrighted material in the context of Black Flag (band)//


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