“This set of images playfully break advertising’s conceptual ethos and artifice and instead represent real-world, unorthodox behaviours.”
Since Richard Prince first exhibited infringing appropriated photographs, reproduction technologies have thrown established conventions into disarray.
“I thought these new models were more generic and less identifiable and could make it seem like after the logo and copy were cropped out that the re-photographed image could be more my own.” An Interview with Richard Prince by Brian Appel, 2007 BRIAN APPEL: Hope you had a chance to read my review […]
Porno Film Strip #4, 1972 Lithographic film 57 x 17 1/4 inches TAPE NUMBER: VII, SIDE TWO APRIL 14, 1996 LEHMER: All right. So let me rephrase that. There was an interesting statement made by an artist about the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, that they always have photography exhibited in the hallways of the museum outside of the […]
“But aside from this other kind of intellectual thing of the drawing and writing, I was like into hot rods more than anything else, and girls, obviously, and drinking beer and smoking, all of these things that the pastor’s son is not supposed to do.” Interviewed by Stephen K. Lehmer TAPE NUMBER: I, SIDE […]
The epic life of a world-class artist, jammed into six minutes. Narrated by Tom Waits. Commissioned by LACMA for their first annual “Art + Film Gala” honoring John Baldessari and Clint Eastwood. Thank you to John Baldessari and his studio. (baldessari.org/)
“One of the reasons I could give myself permission was that no one was looking. I didn’t even have the idea of an audience…” A Conversation with Richard Prince This interview is excerpted from a public conversation with Richard Prince, recorded at the Whitney Museum of American Art, May 13, 1992. BW: I want […]
Untitled Cowboy “One of the reasons I could give myself permission was that no one was looking. I didn’t even have the idea of an audience, I had no notions about showing the work, it was essentially for myself and my friends.” A Conversation with Richard Prince This interview is excerpted from a public […]