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Richard Prince
High Times

Saturday, June 1, 2019, 3pm
Gagosian, San Francisco

Join us for an in-depth look at Richard Prince’s new High Times paintings at Gagosian, San Francisco. Engaging with the city’s historic counterculture and the tradition of American painting, these large-scale works are laden with colorful figures layered upon the canvas. Gagosian’s Graham Dalik will discuss the origins and evolution of these paintings, their connection to Prince’s earlier Hippie Drawings, and the artist’s long-standing interest in many of the literary and cultural figures associated with the Bay Area. To attend this free event, RSVP to sftours@gagosian.com. Space is limited. 

Richard Prince, Untitled, 2017–18 © Richard Prince

Richard Prince, Untitled, 2017–18 © Richard Prince

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Richard Prince: High Times (New York: Gagosian, 2018)

Online Reading

Richard Prince
High Times

Richard Prince: High Times is available for online reading from July 5 through August 3 as part of the From the Library series. Published on the occasion of the eponymously titled exhibition at Gagosian, West 21st Street, New York, in 2018, the book includes reproductions of Prince’s latest paintings alongside his earlier Hippie Drawings that serve as their main sources. Integrated among these fascinating images are recent essays by the artist; reprints of historical texts by Eve Babitz, Joan Didion, and Kim Gordon; and a new essay by Rachel Kushner. Plastic inserts throughout the book house postcards, facsimiles of ephemeral materials related to 1960s culture from Prince’s personal collection, and a seven-inch recording of Prince’s 1985 composition “Loud Song.”

Richard Prince: High Times (New York: Gagosian, 2018)

Richard Prince, Untitled (Portrait), 2019

Tour

Richard Prince
New Portraits

Saturday, February 15, 2020, 2pm
Gagosian, Beverly Hills

Join Gagosian for a tour of Richard Prince: New Portraits led by the artist’s studio manager, Matt Gaughan. Since the 1970s Prince has redefined the concepts of authorship and ownership, transforming images from mass media, advertising, and popular culture. This exhibition of new works from Prince’s New Portraits series was originally presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit from October 2019 to January 2020. To attend the free event, RSVP to bhtours@gagosian.com. Space is limited.

Richard Prince, Untitled (Portrait), 2019

Talk

Brian Wallis on Richard Prince

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 7–9pm
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
mocadetroit.org

Brian Wallis, a longtime scholar of Richard Prince’s work, will present a public lecture on the artist’s Portraits series, currently on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, and its contemporary significance in the digital era of photography. The event is free to attend with museum admission.

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