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
Known for plucking his subjects from magazine images and popular culture, Prince has gained international acclaim for his notorious rephotographs, often pixelated due to being blown out of proportion. These grainy untitled images, devoid of their original advertising or further (con)textual elements, are entirely resituated and enter the realm of fine art.