Mapplethorpe – A Biography

The following selected text comes from the book titled above by Patricia Morrisroe 1995 Their own sexual relationship, though, was less than satisfactory, and while she loved him, she didn’t feel passionate about him. Mapplethorpe was disheartened whenever anybody failed to appreciate his art, yet he never questioned his talent. The positive feeling he had … Continue reading

selected images and text Richard Prince

Text as appears in Prince, R & Sante, L, 2003 , Richard Prince , Phaidon, London. Some photos are from here and also Prince, R & Bürgi, B, 2002 , Richard Prince: paintings, photographs , Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit. Richard Prince (RP) ‘…I grew up in the suburbs…no one wore cool clothes. I had never seen a white levis jacket or a … Continue reading

Porn As Performance Art?: Sasha Grey Releases “Neu Sex,” Her First Book of Art Photography – ARTINFO.com

    Sasha Grey explained how shes been able to recast her career in pornographic films as performance art. Its about “using my body as a canvas, as the tool,” she said. “I was able to examine myself.” She also discussed the difficult positions in which modern women find themselves “Were allowed to be sexy, … Continue reading

Subject declined: swap mail with Francesca da Rimini [Da Rimini interrogates social taboos through her work Dollspace on the Internet; includes extracts from an email interview by Colin Hood.] APAFT

Hood, Colin and Rimini, Francesca da. Subject declined: swap mail with Francesca da Rimini [Da Rimini interrogates social taboos through her work Dollspace on the Internet; includes extracts from an email interview by Colin Hood.] [online]. Artlink, v.18, no.3, Sept 1998: 36-39. Availability: ISSN: 0727-1239. [cited 09 Mar 11]. subject declined favorite bits In 1995 … Continue reading

French Photographer Patrick Cariou on His Copyright Suit Victory Against Richard Prince and Gagosian – ARTINFO.com

Makes you wonder if a negotiated position could not have been sought prior to the judges ruling – I think so – I believe Prince was caught up in his own arrogance – and I believe that Caruou was fucked off about the amount of images that Prince used in his work a lesser amount … Continue reading

Richard Prince “Canal Zone” Exhibition Recap | Hypebeast

Richard Prince “Canal Zone” Exhibition Recap BY EUGENE KAN, NOVEMBER 12, 2008 Looking back upon his roots and the source of much political controversy, the Panama Canal is the focus of eclectic American artist Richard Prince’s latest exhibition the “Canal Zone”. Under the show’s pretense, the Panama Canal Zone has been reappropriated as a post-apocalyptic area … Continue reading

Richard Prince -Canal Zone @ Gagosian Gallery

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2008   Richard Prince -Canal Zone @ Gagosian Gallery RICHARD PRINCE Tales of Brave Ulysses, 2008 Inkjet, acrylic and collage on canvas 84 x 132 inches (213.4 x 335.3 cm)   RICHARD PRINCE Pumpsie Green, 2008 Ink jet, acrylic and collage on canvas 77 x 100 1/2 inches (195.6 x 255.3 cm)  … Continue reading