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09.30.14 Rhett Jones

Richard Prince has to be one of the most hated populist artists of all time. His work consistently hits the sweet spot of “pretentious” — because it conceptualizes a sort of “theft” — and “mainstream” — because his subjects are very popular (Sex, Drugs, Rock ‘n’ Roll). His work is about Cigarettes, Cowboys, Motorcycles, Hot Chicks, […]

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04.08.14 Andy Cush

For the next several weeks, you’ll be able to see new works from the sculptor Urs Fischer in Gagosian Gallery’s new digs at 821 Park Avenue on the Upper East Side. You’ll also be able to see them downtown, at 104 Delancey Street, where the gallery is holding a pop-up show in a long-since-closed Chase […]

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11.01.13 Marina Galperina

Last night, the Whitney Museum of American Art hosted an artist reception for their new Rituals of Rented Islandexhibit and people were encouraged to dress in costume. So there we were. On Halloween. At the Whitney. There was some stellar art-themed cos-play. Some people dressed up as the Theodora Skippitares piece in front of the […]

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09.27.13 Marina Galperina

Art’s not dead, but it has left Gagosian. We tried but we can’t keep ignoring the “performance art” piece that Madonna bestowed on the upper crust of celebrity this week. The Gagosian Gallery — misreported as the MoMA — hosted the racial/social/artistic fiasco for the premiere of Madonna’s film project that I refuse to hashtag. Madonna, singing […]

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03.31.13 Marina Galperina

Last week, iCNN “reported” that the Gagosian Gallery is going to exhibit the work of former president George W. Bush. The dogs. The naked bathroom lamentations. Etc. While the internet murmured with displeasure and incredulity, we reassured you that it wasn’t really happening. Looks like the Great Gagosian Trollage of 2013 isn’t over, for a Facebook page for […]

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12.27.10 Marina Galperina

There are different viewpoints on what happened on Dec. 18th at NYC’s Gagosian Gallery when a group of protesters crashed a Anselm Kiefer exhibit wearing t-shirts with the Passover prayer line “Next Year in Jerusalem” in English, Hebrew and Arabic. There were four of them left when they were asked to leave. Then, it got […]

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