Five Artists in the News: Richard Prince’s Joke-A-Thon, Maria Lassnig Biopic Gets its Premiere and Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys’s All-Star Collection Goes on Show
3 min read · 09 Feb 2024
Richard Prince, untitled (Milton Berle) (2021). Courtesy of the artist.
Richard Prince, who owns the joke files of legendary comedian Milton Berle, has been turning them into his own dead-pan works. The results can be seen in the “Richard Prince: Tell Me Everything.” On view at the Georgia Museum of Art, it also features Berle’s filing cabinets of gags.
A Maria Lassnig biopic will have its premiere at Berlin's prestigious film festival, the Berlinarle, Artnet News reports. The feature-length film about the late Austrian painter will be screened along with ten of Lassnig’s short films.
Works by Kehinde Wiley, Arthur Jafa and Amy Sherald among other leading Black artists have been collected by Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys. They go on show in the Brooklyn Museum’s Great Hall this weekend when the much anticipated exhibition, “Giants: Art from the Dean Collection”, opens in New York.
And in other news
New York's Whitney Museum and Hyundai have announced a long-term partnership to commission site-specific works for the museum's outdoor gallery space. The rooftop commission will launch with the opening of Whitney Biennial in March, Ocula reports.