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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

Review

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