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February 16, 2012 at 3:08 pm
Great interview Scott (with Scott ;) ). Thanks for that! Always liked these kind of posts!
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February 16, 2012 at 3:33 pm
Wonderful interview, really inspired stuff. But who wouldn’t be inspired by Mexico City? I lived there for a year, and it changed my life completely. Looks like he might have picked a bit of ‘naco’ culture. ;) Don’t know what ‘naco’ is? I explain here: http://natashafatah.blogspot.com/2012/02/ser-naco-es-chido.html
February 16, 2012 at 3:39 pm
That photograph is not by Richard Prince. The original photographer was Sam Abell. Prince photographed a billboard showing the ad that it was shot for (a cigarette company) and then resold the image as his own artwork. If an image is going to be appreciated and utilized as inspiration it would be nice if the original artist was recognized for his talent.
February 16, 2012 at 3:46 pm
Really interesting what he has to say :)
February 16, 2012 at 3:48 pm
February 16, 2012 at 4:02 pm
like this interview!
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February 16, 2012 at 4:22 pm
It’s always interesting to have a view in a creative mind…helps to understand the work of the artist and to approach to the work that at the end is the result of the way of seeing the world and the environment.
February 16, 2012 at 4:25 pm
Band of Outsiders is probably one of my fav as of today. Also, I love this guy attitude.
Great interview, thanks for sharing with us!
February 16, 2012 at 4:34 pm
very interesting interview
February 16, 2012 at 5:04 pm
Interesting interiew. Good to know.
Marcel Da Chump
February 16, 2012 at 5:09 pm
Marcel Duchamp’s READY MADES made the Richard Prince rephotographs possible. Conceptual art is influencing fashion. Imagine a designer inspired by Damien Hirst.
February 16, 2012 at 5:10 pm
Love this! Such a great collection, inspiring!
February 16, 2012 at 5:39 pm
Thanks for the fabulous take.
International Blog and Shop
February 16, 2012 at 10:15 pm
Interesting to see the Abell/Prince dialogue/debate continue, thanks to Sartorialist and Sternberg. Conceptual artist Sherrie Berger also ‘rephotographed’ Walker Evans’ iconic works from the FSA archives. I have to say, I’m not a fan of either, as a photographer.
I was sad to see that Sternberg did not mention Abell at all, as has happened so much over the years since Prince chose to immortalize his Marlboro campaign in the art world.
Isn’t it arguable that Abell’s commercial campaign was “iconic” already? It was poignant to me that it was described here by Sternberg as Prince’s “iconic” work. Maybe Sternberg’s point of reference being masculine iconography for his collection led him to align himself with Prince’s point of view, the ‘irrelevance’ or irresponsibility of that masculine image, despite it’s continued media stardom.
But I hope he does know who actually created the iconic Marlboro cowboy. That is relevant.
February 17, 2012 at 2:50 am
I truly enjoy these insights into the creative process. Your photos speak for themselves, but it’s also really motivating to get these glimpses of style-makers’ thinking as well. Thank you.
February 17, 2012 at 11:04 am
Very interesting interwiev. Thanks!!
February 18, 2012 at 6:00 am
Very much enjoyed reading that interview. Thanks.
February 20, 2012 at 8:41 am
Cant believe iv never found this blog before its brilliant!