Richard Prince

(American, born 1949)

untitled (woman's eyelashes) by richard prince

Richard Prince

Untitled (Woman's Eyelashes), 1983

Price on Request



Born in the Panama Canal Zone
Had his first solo exhibition
Patrick Cariou, a French photographer, claimed that Prince used and manipulated his images for a 2008 show at Gagosian Gallery
Lives and works in upstate New York, USA


Artists for Tichy - Tichy for Artists, Galerie Středočeského kraje, Kutná Hora, Czech Republic
Beg, Borrow and Steal, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, USA
Une Affaire De Famille: La Photographie Dans Les Collections De Stephane, Rodolphe Et Sebastien Janssen, Museé de la photographie de Charleroi, Charleroi, Belgium
Pinups & Portraits, IKON Ltd, Santa Monica, USA
Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong, SAR
The Time is Now, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, USA
To Be With Art Is All We Ask, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway
Prince/Picasso, Picasso Museum, Malaga, Spain (solo)
Four Saturdays, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
White Paintings, Skarstedt Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Time Wounds all Heels, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, USA
Creating the New Century: Contemporary Art from the Dicke Collection, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, USA
Black Swan, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
Staging Action: Performance in Photography since 1960, Museum of Modern Art, USA
Richard Prince, Pre-Appropriation Works, 1971–1974, Specific Objects, New York, USA (solo)
Bel Air, Gagosian Residence, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
de Kooning, Gagosian Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
Covering Pollock, Guild Hall, Easthampton, USA (solo)
Richard Prince: American Prayer, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, France (solo)
Richard Prince, Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong (solo)
The Fug, Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
Just love me, Musée d'Art Moderne Grand – Duc Jean, Luxembourg (solo)
T-Shirt Paintings: Hippie Punk, Gogasion Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Richard Prince: Tiffany Paintings, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA
Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection, New Museum, New York, USA
The Infinite Starburst of Your Cold Dark Eyes, PKM Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Richard Prince: After Dark, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Richard Prince, Patrick Seguin, Paris, France
Richard Prince: Continuation, Serpentine Gallery, London, England
God & Goods, Villa Manin, Codroipo, Italy
Street & Studio: An Urban History of Photography, Tate Modern, London, England
Radical Advertising, Projects GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany
John Dogg, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Typed, Sadie Coles, London, England
Depreciation and Devastation, Gavin Brown's Enterprise at Passerby, New York, USA
Richard Prince: Spiritual America, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA (solo)
Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway (solo)
Richard Prince, Panama Pavilion, Venice, Italy
My Sweet Sixteen Party, Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Light Sentence, Zeuggasse 7, Obergeschoss, Germany
Fugitive Artist: The Early Work of Richard Prince, 1974-1977, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York, USA
Skarstedt Fine Art, New York, USA
Barbican, Art in the punk years, London, England
Brave Lonesome Cowboy: The Myth of the Western in Contemporary Art – Or: For the hundredth Birthday of John Wayne, Galerien der Stadt Esslingen am Neckar, Villa Merkel, Esslingen am Necker, Germany; Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Canaries in the Coal Mine, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway
Concept: Photography: Dialogues & Attitudes, Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
Surprise, Surprise, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England
Infinite Painting: Contemporary Painting and Global Realism, Villa Manin Centro d’ Arte Contemporanea, Passariano, Italy
Richard Prince: Cowboys, Mountains, and Sunsets, Monika Sprüth, Cologne, Germany (solo)
The Portfolios, Juergen Becker, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
Cowboys and Nurses, John McWhinnie @ Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, New York, USA (solo)
In the darkest hour there may be light, Serpentine Gallery, London, England
A Thousand Things, MU meets 2KbyGingham, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Made In China, Gallery 51, Antwerp, Belgium
The Other Side #2, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, USA
Magritte and Contemporary Art: The Treachery of Images, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA
Wrestle, CCS Bard /Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, USA
Seventy-five at 75: Selections from the Joseph and Elaine Monsen Photography Collection at the Henry Art Gallery, Faye G. Allen Center for the Visual Arts at University of Washington, Seattle, USA
The Big Nothing, Institute of Contemporary Art at Universiity of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Defamation of Character, PS 1 MoMA, Long Island City, USA
Surprise, Surprise, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England
Likeness: Portraits of Artists by Other Artists, CCA Virginia, Virginia Beach, USA
The Other Side, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, USA
Medium Fotografie, Stampa Galerie, Basel, Switzerland
Hollywood Boulevard, Galeria Fortes Vilaca, Sao Paulo, Brazil
New Trajectories I: Relocations: Recent painting, drawing and multi-media work from the Ovitz Family Collection, Los Angeles; Cooley Gallery at Reed College, Portland, USA
Dark Places, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, USA
Undiscovered Country, University of California Los Angeles Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
Faces in the Crowd: Picturing Modern Life from Manet to Today, Whitechapel Gallery, London, England
Faking Real, LeRoy Neiman Gallery at Columbia University, New York, USA
Richard Prince: New Work, Sadie Coles HQ, London, England (solo)
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Drunk vs. Stoned, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, USA
Atlantic & Bukarest, Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Photographic Works, Jurgen Becker, Hamburg, Germany
100 Artists See God, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, USA
Girls on Film, Zwirner & Wirth, New York, USA
Check Paintings, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, USA
Richard Prince, Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
Women, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
Man, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich, Switzerland
Richard Prince, Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany
American Dream: Collecting Richard Prince for 27 years, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
2004 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

Public Collections

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Tate Britain, London, UK
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, SanFrancisco, CA
Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Broad Contemporary Art Museum, Santa Monica, CA
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN


God & Goods: Spiritualita e Confusione di Massa/Spirituality and Mass Confusion, Villa Manin Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Coidropo, Italy
Anatomie les Peaux du Dessin,: collection Florence & Daniel Guerlain, Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain de Picardie, Amiens, 2008, p. 118
Excerpt: Se;ections from the Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn Collection, Vasser College, NY, 2008.
Nancy Spector et al., Collier Schorr: Freeway Balconies, Deusche Guggenheim, Berlin
Serpentine Gallery Summer 2008: Part 1, Cultureshock Media
Street and Studio: An Urban History of Photography, Tate Publishing, London, p. 107
Art Editions 6, Edition Schellmann, New York.
Richard Prince: America Goes to War..Swimming in the Afternoon..., Koenig Books and the Serpentine Gallery, London
Richard Prince, Guggenheim Museum Publications, New York.
Richard Prince: Canaries in the Coal Mine, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst
Richard Prince Jokes & Cartoons. JRP | Ringier, Switzerland. 2006.
Second House. Gladstone Gallery, New York. 2005
Richard Prince: Check Paintings. Gagosian Gallery. 2005.
Richard Prince. Sammlung Goetz Museum. November 2004.
American Dream: Collecting Richard Prince for 27 Years. Rubell Family Collection.
Richard Prince: Man. Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich. jpr|ringer.
Richard Prince, interviews by Rosetta Brooks, Jeff Rian, and Luc Sante, Phaidon
Richard Prince: Good Life, essay by John McWhinnie, Glen Horowitz Booksellers, East Hampton, NY.
It’s a Free Concert from Now On, essay by Neville Wakefield, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, NY
Human Nature (dub version), Glenn O’Brien, Richard Prince, Grey Bull Press, Los Angeles