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Richard prince, New Portraits

Kirandonis Persson, Clara LU (2016) KOVK02 20152
Division of Art History and Visual Studies
Abstract
The Richard Prince show New Portraits at the Gagosian Gallery in New York (opening September 2014) shed a light on the problem of new definitions of art, in a digital world where the borders of definition are becoming more and more blurry. This is an ongoing debate, relevant also outside this particular exhibition. The critique and the documentation of this show, New Portraits, are the main sources of discussion in this essay. It examines the concept of originality, in a world where we are led to believe that the word originality is just as passé and outdated as the modernist view on art. It debates the confusion of words such as original, copy, and originality, that often lead to misjudgements in the critique of contemporary... (More)
The Richard Prince show New Portraits at the Gagosian Gallery in New York (opening September 2014) shed a light on the problem of new definitions of art, in a digital world where the borders of definition are becoming more and more blurry. This is an ongoing debate, relevant also outside this particular exhibition. The critique and the documentation of this show, New Portraits, are the main sources of discussion in this essay. It examines the concept of originality, in a world where we are led to believe that the word originality is just as passé and outdated as the modernist view on art. It debates the confusion of words such as original, copy, and originality, that often lead to misjudgements in the critique of contemporary appropriations. (Less)
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author
Kirandonis Persson, Clara LU
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course
KOVK02 20152
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Richard Prince, appropriation, originality, New Portraits, copy, copyright.
language
Swedish
id
8596067
date added to LUP
2016-02-08 09:08:20
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2016-02-08 09:08:20
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  abstract     = {The Richard Prince show New Portraits at the Gagosian Gallery in New York (opening September 2014) shed a light on the problem of new definitions of art, in a digital world where the borders of definition are becoming more and more blurry. This is an ongoing debate, relevant also outside this particular exhibition. The critique and the documentation of this show, New Portraits, are the main sources of discussion in this essay. It examines the concept of originality, in a world where we are led to believe that the word originality is just as passé and outdated as the modernist view on art. It debates the confusion of words such as original, copy, and originality, that often lead to misjudgements in the critique of contemporary appropriations.},
  author       = {Kirandonis Persson, Clara},
  keyword      = {Richard Prince,appropriation,originality,New Portraits,copy,copyright.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Richard prince, New Portraits},
  year         = {2016},
}