Tag Archives: Instagram

Cecily Brown vs. Sheri' Franssen.


Cecily Brown Identifies A ‘Less Celebrated’ Copycat

Yesterday, Artinfo reported that yet another copycat scandal had broken out in the comments section of the Instagram account belonging to neo-Expressionist painter Cecily Brown, and for once, Richard Prince is not involved. Artinfo writes, “A few weeks ago, [Brown] … Read More

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Photo from Kost's personal Instagram account.

‘Democratization, Not Monetization’: Jeremy Kost on Selling His Instagram Male Models for $100 Each

Last fall, the artist Jeremy Kost released a book of photographs titled Fractured, which featured his signature multi-exposed Polaroids of impeccably chiseled male models wearing only briefs or even less. The regular version is priced at $60; a special artist’s edition (limited … Read More

Doe Deere's Instagram post.

$90 vs. $90,000: SuicideGirls Are Selling Their Richard Prince-Appropriated Instagram Photos

It was only a matter of time before Richard Prince mined Instagram, a free and open source of everyone’s personal images, for material.First presented at the Gagosian in New York last September, Prince’s blown-up screenshots of Instagram photos—to which he has … Read More

A portion of the computer code for an algorithm that recently sold at auction, designed by Chris Maury at Pittsburgh-based Conversant Labs.


Morning Links: Algorithms Edition

Boston has been named the most inspiring city for young artists. [Hyperallergic]Group show, “Die Marmory Show II: Impoverishment,” curated by Nikola Dietrich and featuring Leidy Churchman, Shannon Ebner, Judith Hopf, Tobias Madison, Park McArthur, Manfred Pernice & Martin Städeli, Christoph Schäfer, … Read More

Simulation of lost artwork.


Morning Links: Cyber-Archeology Edition

The Whitney’s old Marcel Breuer building will become a satellite building for the Met. [SEEN]Cyber-archeologists are working to restore artwork lost to violence in Iraq and the earthquake in Nepal. [BBC]New fair Photo London, to be held this year at … Read More

One of many photos of sunsets on Instagram, Alki Beach, Seattle. 


Skeuomorphism at the College Art Association Conference: Or, the Unexpected Virtue of Instagram

“I want to ask you what you think of the new Instagram feature, the one that allows you to control how filtered your photos are. I wonder what you think of the user being allowed to manipulate the degree to … Read More

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The panel.

No Filters At The Art Basel Miami Beach Instagram Panel

Had the concept of art fairs existed in 1410 (the date of some of the earliest surviving canvases), would we have had panels about canvas that praised it as a medium? Would we even have had to ask how canvas … Read More


Johann Koenig on Instagram: ‘The Art Market Was Always Driven by Opinion Leaders’

Head over to Bast for a fun little interview with Berlin’s Johann Koenig, who has some great insights about art dealing in general, and how it’s changed today.Here’s Koenig on Instagram:I don’t think social media is relevant for selling but … Read More

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The Most-Read ARTnews.com Posts in 2013

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What I Like About You: Artists to Follow on Instagram

How Laurie Simmons, Ryan McGinness, Kenny Scharf, and others are using the photo-sharing network to disseminate their work—and their fixations Read More