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Mexican Art Collector and Philanthropist Calls for 'Fair Trade' in the Art World

MutualArt | Posted 09.10.2015 | Arts

Lorena Junco de la Vega is an art collector with a purpose. But simply collecting art, she found, was not enough -- particularly in a country with a general lack of infrastructure, education, and international dialogue to support contemporary art.

Why Anyone Can Use Your Instagram Photos In The Name of Art

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 06.30.2015 | Arts

Andy Warhol's "Marilyn 1967" (Courtesy of Ben Stensall/AFP/Getty Images) Imagine waking up one morning to discover an acclaimed artist has ma...

Re-Contextualizing the Masters: An Essay in Photofunia Collages

John Seed | Posted 06.11.2015 | Arts
John Seed

It matters where you see a work of art, as do the things that surround it. Meanings emerge and change -- sometimes slightly, sometimes dramatically -- in relation to context.

About Why So Many Photographers Hate Richard Prince

Giovanni Savino | Posted 05.28.2015 | Arts
Giovanni Savino

Shall we end up condoning thieves, rapists, pedophiles and killers based on the conceptual lalaland of a few arrogant, financially powerful trendsetters and unscrupulous merchants?

How Is This Artist Selling Instagram Photos That Aren't His For $90,000 Each?

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 05.27.2015 | Arts

Did you know someone could resell your Instagram pictures for $90,000? Richard Prince, an established artist who plays with authorship and appropri...

Groupthink: The Best Group Exhibitions From Beirut to Beijing

MutualArt | Posted 03.16.2015 | Arts

As we mark the start of the 2015 season, we've collected some of the most outstanding group exhibitions currently on view around the world, from Beirut to Beijing.

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.

Richard Prince: It's a Free Concert (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 10.07.2014 | Arts

The American artist Richard Prince is mainly known for his photographs of iconic pictures from pop culture and his text images of chauvinist jokes. The exhibition It's a Free Concert at the Peter Zumthor-designed Kunsthaus Bregenz is the first large-scale solo show by Richard Prince in an Austrian institution.

Instagram, Aby Warburg, and the Physical Structure of the Internet

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.13.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

#1 Consciousness on-off switch discovered deep in brain "One moment you're conscious, the next you're not. For the first time, researchers have switc...

Salinger: The Documentary on PBS

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

It's fitting that the 200th episode of American Masters on PBS features writer J. D. Salinger, an author so influential it is hard to imagine the course of 20th century American literature without his imprint of lost innocence in the novel The Catcher in the Rye.

All Your Favorite Contemporary Artists, In One Coloring Book

Posted 11.04.2013 | Arts

There something about the blank expanses of a coloring book that awakens the inner child in all of us. You can't help but imagine yourself diving into...

Your Show of Shows

Bruce Helander | Posted 09.14.2013 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the sizzling streets of Chelsea, not expecting to discover something particularly notable in the typical "summer show" venues but nevertheless making the rounds, out pops a truly unique and memorable exhibition that is shaking things up.

A (Semi-)Victory for Appropriation Art

Daniel Grant | Posted 06.26.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

There was a semi-big win for appropriation art, not to mention appropriation artist Richard Prince and New York's Gagosian Gallery. The U.S. Court of Appeals overturned a lower court ruling that found Prince had violated the copyright of French photographer Patrick Cariou.

A Composite Of Seinfeld's 57 Girlfriends

Posted 04.27.2013 | Arts

How is Richard Prince celebrating his recent fair use victory? From the looks of it, by watching a lot of Seinfeld. The appropriation happy artist...

Richard Prince Wins Landmark Copyright Suit

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 06.25.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Painter and photographer Richard Prince, whose works have sold for millions of dollars, did not violate copyrights with most of the p...

Fresh Copyright Fight Over Artist's Sex Pistols Appropriation Ends in Bad Review

ARTINFO | Posted 04.01.2013 | Arts

Over the last two years, the art world has been engrossed with photographer Patrick Cariou's copyright infringement case against appropriation art superstar Richard Prince, hearalded as promising a defining legal judgement on copyright and fair use in visual art. This week, according to the Hollywood Reporter, U.S. District Court judge Dolly Gee has issued a ruling on another appropriation art case, Morris v. Young, which is eerily similar to the hotly debated Prince v. Cariou.

The Six Best Quotes About Gagosian

ARTINFO | Posted 03.24.2013 | Arts

Larry Gagosian's power might be waning (maybe), but the mystery surrounding the infamously press-shy dealer is as appealing as ever -- particularly as...

In 2012's Art World, More Lawsuits Than Art

Daniel Grant | Posted 02.19.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

It was big money that drove the lawsuits over the most recent art season, but the cases are notable because they ask basic questions, from what is art to who decides where and how it will be sold and displayed.

Dan Colen's Intimate Evening of Performance at Smalls Jazz Club (PHOTOS)

Kalup Linzy | Posted 11.09.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy


The Talented Mr. Replay

Filip Noterdaeme | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Filip Noterdaeme

Appropriation has never looked fresher and more urgent than in the hands of Eric Doeringer, whose work, the fruit of years of hard labor and sustained...

PLAN ForYourArt: August 9-15

Bettina Korek | Posted 10.09.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Thursday is opening day for an installation by French artist Xavier Veilhan. Architectones features abstract and figurative sculptures placed throughout the property of the Richard Neutra VDL Research House.

Robbie Robertson's Clairvoyant Box, Plus Chatting With Ed Sheeran and Devin

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.09.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

In 2011, Robbie Robertson's album How To Become Clairvoyant was not only one of the more satisfying releases of the year, but it also was the artist's most personal statement about his life, covering topics from spirituality to the breakup of The Band.

MTV Brings Back "Art Breaks"

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Just when we thought MTV was nothing but "Jersey Shore" reruns, they do something to make us remember the halcyon days when the station actually matte...

The Boneyard Project Gives New Flight To Old Planes

Posted 02.24.2012 | Arts

One man's junk is another man's treasure. We've all heard it before, but seldom do we get examples that exemplify the saying as well as the Boneyard P...

Will the Legal Status of Appropriation Art Be Decided This Year?

Daniel Grant | Posted 03.05.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Beauty, it is often said, is in the eye of the beholder, and so might be copyright infringement.