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Pictures Generation

Your Instagrams Are Richard Prince Artworks

Matthew Israel | Posted 12.01.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

American artist Richard Prince's current show at Gagosian Gallery in New York, "New Portraits," features 37 images taken from other peoples' Instagram accounts, which have been enlarged to roughly 4 x 6 feet and printed on canvas.

Channeling Modernist Ghosts and the Death Star

Simon Watson | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

And in neighboring spaces are a 17-foot-high black wax-surfaced American flag sculpture that appears to be crashing through the gallery's floor and a poignantly solemn detail image of the riderless horse that led JFK's funeral procession.

PostPictures: A New Generation of Pictorial Structuralists is Introduced by New York's bitforms gallery.

G. Roger Denson | Posted 02.12.2014 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

PostPictures is the name of the exhibition assembled by curator Chris Romero and gallerist Steve Sacks at New York's bitforms gallery in Chelsea. The show's nomenclature may strike us as curious, even dubious. For what can come after pictures but more pictures?

Stalled in the Mirror Stage: Why the Jack Goldstein and Gretchen Bender Shows Leave Us Contemplating the Retro In Their Retrospectives

G. Roger Denson | Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

The confluence in New York this summer of two exhibitions by Pictures Artists, Jack Goldstein at The Jewish Museum and Gretchen Bender at The Kitchen, supplied the more theoretically-minded art cognoscenti an art historical quandary to ponder.