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Richard Prince

New Portraits

June 12–August 1, 2015
Davies Street, London

Installation view, photo by Stuart Burford

Installation view, photo by Stuart Burford

Installation view, photo by Stuart Burford

Installation view, photo by Stuart Burford

Works Exhibited

Richard Prince, Untitled (portrait), 2015 Inkjet on canvas, 65 ¾ × 48 ¾ inches (167 × 123.8 cm)Photo by Rob McKeever

Richard Prince, Untitled (portrait), 2015

Inkjet on canvas, 65 ¾ × 48 ¾ inches (167 × 123.8 cm)
Photo by Rob McKeever

About

New Portraits.

In 1984 I took some portraits.

The way I did it was different. The way had nothing to do with the tradition of portraiture.

If you wanted me to do your portrait, you would give me at least five photographs that had already been taken of yourself, that were in your possession (you owned them, they were yours), and more importantly . . . you were already happy with.

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