Monday, March 7, 2011

Bonnie Prince, Richard

"I don’t see any difference now between what I collect and what I make. It’s become the same. What I’m collecting will, a lot of times, end up in my work." - Richard Prince

Richard Prince is a collector, hoarding all kinds of nick-nacks, but most importantly he is a book collector. Prince often references books directly in his artwork. All kinds of books from J.D. Salinger to Jim Morrison's poems. 

Prince features books in his art in such a punk way, it's fantastic, the compositions are so off-beat and quirky.

Interested in more? There's a feature in Purple Magazine or ch-ch-check it out online.

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