Continuation Painting with Richard Prince

RICHARD PRINCE: You know, there’s just lots of different things that I do. And sometimes I spend a day doing a de Kooning painting. And then I’ll spend the rest of the day doing a nurse painting. The next day I’ll do a photograph. And the day after that, I’ll do a hood sculpture. And

The Case for Copying | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

The Case for Copying | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

NARRATOR: This is a photograph by Walker Evans. And this is a photograph by Sherry Levine. Walker Evans’ photograph dates from 1936, when he was hired by the Farm Security Administration to document the American South in the wake of the Great Depression. Sherry Levine’s was taken in 1981 from a reproduction of the Evans