Art Design Event Fans Lifestyle Live Media Photography Trends

Art| Artist Richard Prince Sells Other People’s Instagram Pictures for $100,000


https://i2.wp.com/www.highsnobiety.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/12/files/2015/05/richard-prince-instagram-1-960x640.jpg

• The influence social media has made globally and in a short time is mind-blowing and to watch it infiltrate genres such as Art makes the mobile platform that much more potent. Artist Richard Prince meshes the two fields with his latest exhibition “New Portraits” located at Gagosian Gallery in New York. The collection of fresh canvasses feature the screen-shot photos of multiple random Instagram users. Basically the portraits seen were not shot by Prince himself, but instead by everyday Instagram addicts who happen to take exceptional photos. The idea alone is genius but the expo has raised eyebrows and questions since Richard Prince has set his sells price for the select pieces at nearly $100,000 a piece. Another issue some see is the lack of permission Richard has been given to use these photos.

Now To Our Readers We Are Curious To Know How You Feel About This From An Art Perspective and A Legal One. Is This Fair?

ENJOY MORE VIEWS FROM THE “NEW PORTRAITS” EXPO BELOW!

https://i1.wp.com/photon.101medialablimit.netdna-cdn.com/hypebeast.com/image/2015/05/artist-sells-other-peoples-printed-instagrams-for-100000-a-piece-at-nyc-gallery-0.jpghttps://i0.wp.com/www.buro247.com/images/Prince-7-1024x768.jpghttps://i0.wp.com/i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/05/26/20/2916603700000578-3097994-image-a-60_1432668911926.jpg

0 comments on “Art| Artist Richard Prince Sells Other People’s Instagram Pictures for $100,000

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: