Richard Prince: Sammlung Goetz
  • Richard Prince: Sammlung Goetz
  • Richard Prince: Sammlung Goetz

Richard Prince: Sammlung Goetz

by Richard Prince
     
 

A private collection functions less in accordance with art historical necessities than with the taste and preferences of the collector. The Goetz Collection in Munich, which includes more than 50 works by Richard Prince, is no exception. Nevertheless, Ingvild Goetz's particular point of view encompasses all aspects of Prince's oeuvre, from his photographs of the late…  See more details below

Overview

A private collection functions less in accordance with art historical necessities than with the taste and preferences of the collector. The Goetz Collection in Munich, which includes more than 50 works by Richard Prince, is no exception. Nevertheless, Ingvild Goetz's particular point of view encompasses all aspects of Prince's oeuvre, from his photographs of the late 80s through the evolution of his painterly style; more than two decades of work--culminating in Prince's latest nurse paintings--are documented and discussed here. Created in close collaboration with the artist, this publication reveals a critical review of the works in question, contextualizing them anew with current political, social, and cultural references. Accompanying essays give a European understanding of the very American issues Prince deals in: the Wild West, cowboys, celebrities, biker culture and jokes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783980806343
Publisher:
D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers
Publication date:
01/15/2005
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Richard Prince was born in 1949 in the Panama Canal Zone. He has had more than 50 solo exhibitions since 1980, at venues including the Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York; Sadie Coles HO, London; Parco, Tokyo; Regan Projects, Los Angeles; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Museum Boijmans-Van Beunigen, Rotterdam; and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. His books include Why I Go to the Movies Alone (Tanem Press, 1983), Wild History (Tanem Press, 1985), Inside World (Thea Westreich, 1989), Adult Comedy Action Drama (Scalo, 1995), and 4 x 4 (Powerhouse Books, 1997). Prince currently lives and works in New York.

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