Miami Art Week 2019: Gagosian + Jeffrey Deitch’s Must-See “The Extreme Present” Exhibition

The fifth installment of an annual series at the iconic Moore Building in the Miami Design District

Long before visitors to The Extreme Present reach Carsten Höller‘s psychedelic, spinning mushroom sculpture, they’ve confronted numerous broken, bound and downtrodden figures. Höller’s work acts—one some level—like a clever reprieve from the gravity elsewhere, as the exhibition, running amidst the chaos of Miami Art Week, lets its acclaimed artists speak to the anxieties of contemporary life. And their messages (often direct) collide against and bolster one another …

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 …