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Morning Links: Richard Prince Seinfeld Art Edition

Jerry's Girl, 2013, by Richard Prince. (Courtesy Two Palms Press)

Last year, Richard Price made Jerry’s Girl, a print that’s purportedly a composite of all of Jerry Seinfeld’s girlfriends on the show that bears his name. Yada yada yada, it’s now hanging in Southampton, basically a stone’s throw from the comedian’s summer house. [Page Six]

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Won’t See You Tuesday…

Imagine: artworks by stars Alex Israel, Wade Guyton and Richard Prince, laid to rest. (Rendering by Kenny Schachter).

Kenny Schachter is a London-based art dealer, curator and writer. His writing has appeared in books on architect Zaha Hadid and artists Vito Acconci and Paul Thek, and he is a contributor to the British edition of GQ. The opinions expressed here are his own.

The current resale market for contemporary art has the attention span of a teenager. To switch metaphors, it’s a nuclear hot potato. How many of today’s 25 hottest will be tomorrow’s stone coldest? It’s always in the back of my mind that the pretty young painting things of today can suddenly become progeroid, stricken by a premature aging ailment in their early market lifespans. Read More

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‘I Don’t Want to Talk About Where the Rastas Came From': Richard Prince’s ‘Canal Zone’ Press Release Is Spot-On

(Courtesy Gagosian)

Early next month Gagosian will once again show Richard Prince’s “Canal Zone” paintings. The show marks a victory lap for the artist and the gallery, which have spent the years since the works’ 2008 debut defending them in a copyright lawsuit from photographer Patrick Cariou, whose ethnographic photography served as an element in some of these collage pieces. Read More

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A Complete Guide to Consuming Richard Prince’s Arizona Drink During Miami Basel, From ‘The Fresh Prince’ Cocktail to Lemon Fizz Ice Cream

Lemon Fizz. (Courtesy Arizona)

There are many things to be excited about this Art Basel Miami Beach, but perhaps none as unusual and potentially delicious as the debut of Richard Prince’s Lemon Fizz Arizona drink at select venues around town. Where can you find this new drink? A flack offered us some assistance. Read More

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Man Up: Macho Men Take Upper East Side Galleries—Too Much Testosterone?

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THE UPPER EAST SIDE ART SCENE sure is getting wild. Long the preserve of the staid and genteel (old masters, modern masters and the like), the neighborhood has recently been seeing more adventurous fare. Three gallery shows that exemplify the trend—and a fourth farther uptown—are of work by artists who share elements of the same profile: the bad-boy avant-gardist with machismo to spare, rebelling against aesthetic conventions, social norms or both. Read More