Richard Prince: Four Cowboys

Four of Richard Prince’s Cowboy prints are reproduced in brilliant colourat the centre of this large scale publication. The double spreads of luminous American landscapes and re-photographed, cropped and re-appropraited images of original Marlboro Country iconography. For Gordon Burn in his introductory essay Prince presents a new way of reading these images. he examines how the artists has deconstructed the efforts of lighting, costume and make-up used in the production of hyper-masculine cowboys. Burn dissects the implications of nostalgia for a commodified, advertised Americana and discusses Prince’s interest in multiplicity and the uncanny.

Text: Burn Gordon. cm 29,5×38,5; pp. 20; COL; paperback. Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, New York, 2009.

ISBN: 9781906957025 | 1906957029

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Four of Richard Prince’s Cowboy prints are reproduced in brilliant colourat the centre of this large scale publication. The double spreads of luminous American landscapes and re-photographed, cropped and re-appropraited images of original Marlboro Country iconography. For Gordon Burn in his introductory essay Prince presents a new way of reading these images. he examines how the artists has deconstructed the efforts of lighting, costume and make-up used in the production of hyper-masculine cowboys. Burn dissects the implications of nostalgia for a commodified, advertised Americana and discusses Prince’s interest in multiplicity and the uncanny.

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