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Prince's cover art from We Got It From Here, Thank You For Your Service WIKIMEDIA/SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT INC

Prince’s cover art from We Got It From Here, Thank You For Your Service.


A Tribe Called Quest

Richard Prince created the cover art for We Got It from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service, the final album from the seminal rap group A Tribe Called Quest, which came out late last week. Prince also contributed art to a banner honoring the late Tribe member Phife Dawg, which was unrolled during the group’s performance on this week’s episode of Saturday Night Live. [Rolling Stone]


With fall auctions starting this week, here is a look into the art market post-Trump victory. “There has been a lot of insecurity and it’s hard to say exactly what will happen,” collector, curator, and former dealer Jay Gorney told the paper. [New York Times]

A list of “paintings to watch” during this week’s auctions. [Wall Street Journal]


Writer Anne Midgette investigates “Trump, taste, and the cultural elite” in a new piece. “When it comes to painting, we know that he likes portraits of himself,” she writes. [The Washington Post]

A photo from Saturday’s anti-Trump demonstration in New York by the artist Oto Gillen. [Sex Magazine]

Social Media

A high ranking social media job in the art industry could earn you six figures a year, The Art Newspaper reports. [The Art Newspaper]


On “the hidden black female figures of Western art.” [The New Yorker]

With “William Eggleston: The Democratic Forest” currently on view at David Zwirner  Gallery in New York until December 17, here is text adapted from Alexander Nemerov’s introduction to the book that accompanies the exhibition. [New York Review Of Books]

Documentation of the group exhibition “Fieber” at Emanuel Layr in Vienna. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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