Richard Prince is one of the most high profile and controversial figures working in contemporary art today. His brazen appropriation of the work of others exposes the vapidness of our modern celebratory driven lives, while maintaining a sophisticated critique of American consumer culture. Never far from the headlines, Prince’s work questions our obsession with originality and iconography, and what it is to be unique in a world where… Read more
About the artwork
A series of reflections on modern eroticism, Together blends pornographic material with the artist's own drawings in vivid collage compositions. At times realistic, at times abstracted or even cartoon-like, Prince's portrayals of the naked human form merge male and female figures, and feature reflective additions or surreal embellishments—a medley of feet sprouting from the elegant leg of one of the female nudes. True to its title, Prince's composite series cleverly modifies explicit magazine material to disrupt our voyeuristic viewing habits.