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New Museum to Give Peter Saul his First New York Retrospective

September 19th, 2019

Painter Peter Saul will have his first New York museum survey, opening on February 11 at the New Museum. “We live in a world that resembles the absurdity of Peter Saul’s paintings,” says Massimiliano Gioni, the museum’s artistic director.
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Only 2% of Global Auction Sales by Women Artists

September 19th, 2019

A new study has found that only 2% of global art auction spending is on work by women. “When we set out to do this project, we were excited to track just how much things had changed for female artists,” syas Julia Halperin, artnet News executive editor. “So, it was quite disheartening for us to find that the numbers remained so low, and there had been so little measurable change. But we can’t solve a problem until we acknowledge it exists, and this project serves as an important reminder that we have a long way to go before we reach parity.”
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Anne Imhof Releases Soundtrack to “Faust”

September 19th, 2019

Anne Imhof has released the soundtrack to her Golden Lion-winning performance Faust through Berlin experimental club label PAN.
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Richard Phillips

b. 1962
Lives and works in:

New York, NY

Represented by:

Max Hetzler, Berlin

Education includes:

Massachusetts College of Art BFA, Boston
Yale MFA, New Haven, CT

Phillips, an American painter, is best known for his hyper-realistic portraits of politicians and other pop icons. His style recalls the pictorial tendencies of the mid-twentieth century and fuses traditions of Pop Art with classical oil painting.

Many of his works are paintings of woman, inspired by photos taken from fashion and porn magazines of the 1960s and 70s. Pieces like his 2004 Bukkake offer a more modern and raw portrayal of pornography. Works like Spokesperson and Deepak Chopra, both created from official election posters and advertisements, are examples of his more politically-oriented work.

Other famous pieces include 2004’s $.