Thursday, November 01, 2007
Pirate of the Guggenheim! How Richard Prince stole his way into the art world's heart.
by R.C. Baker @ The Village Voice
If you once sent Easyriders magazine a snapshot of your old lady astride your hog (a pre-Internet way to pimp both your rides), don't be surprised to see her on the Guggenheim's curvaceous walls. Richard Prince's rotunda-filling retrospective includes paintings, sculptures, off-kilter gag panels, and his early-'90s series of workaday beauties rephotographed from the motorcycle mag's back issues, the coarse-grained enlargements heightening the down-market spectacle of breasts popping out of leather vests.
Posted by David Emerick at 3:57 PM