Richard Prince: “New Portraits”

The multi-disciplined artist bends the rules of portraiture for his new Instagram-based show at NYC's Gagosian Gallery

by Charlotte Anderson It’s undeniably weird and yet somehow unsurprising to see Richard Prince’s Instagram feed plastered on gallery walls. On view at NYC’s Gagosian Gallery, Prince’s latest exhibit, “New Portraits,” is characteristically straightforward—frustratingly, cleverly straightforward. Each “portrait”—a screengrab from Prince’s Instagram—is printed on canvas. Hyper-granulated photographs line the walls complete with emoji-peppered commentary. In the same way Prince made stills from the Marlboro man …