22 June 2015

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Richard Prince: Images Appropriated – Copyright Artlyst 2015 All Rights Reserved

Gagosian Gallery Davies Street is currently showing Richard Prince: New Portraits, a collection of appropriated images pulled from unsuspecting Instagramers accounts, including provocative ‘selfies’ and pseudo-glamour shots that decorate the walls of the gallery. The artist has continued his long-standing practice of appropriating images without permission to create his art, in this instance selling the […]

19 June 2015

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Richard Prince: Instagram Art – Is Appropriation Art Appropriate?

The famed American artist Richard Prince is in the news again for his particular practice of appropriation, and as usual questions of copyright infringement have dominated the dialogue surrounding the works on sites such as Business Insider. Prince pulls the photographs from the Instagram pages of his subjects, which is in fact the digital version […]

27 May 2015

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Richard Prince: New Instagram Appropriations Selling For $100,000

Richard Prince has again been raiding the Instagram accounts of the largely female rich and famous with a series of “New Portraits,” from celebrities, models, and other individuals of visual note with a current show of works by the artist at one of Gagosian Gallery’s Madison Avenue spaces – and Prince’s presence in the gallery’s […]