“Spectrum” by Richard Phillips, 1998.
First time featured in Gossip Girl, Lily Van der Woodsen collection , Season 2, episode 5.
Richard Phillips (born 1962 in Massachussets), lives and works in New York. He is known for his large-scale glossy hyper-realistic paintings, in the style of magazines from the 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970s, and with references to popular image culture.
Elmgreen & Dragset
Prada Marfa, 2005, Sign by Elmgreen & Dragset, first time featured in Season 2, Episode 5.
Special edition made for Gossip Girl, before making “Prada Marfa”- a permanent sculpture in Texas by the Berlin arists Michael Elmgreen (born: 1961 Copenhagen, Denmark) and Ingar Dragset (born: 1968 Trondheim, Norway).
“Prada Marfa”-Texas, 2005.
“Carrier”, 2001, (Most likely) Intaglio with hand applied water color, 22 3/4 x 55 1/4 inches. Edition 33. First time featured in Season 2, Episode 5.
Kiki Smith (born: 1954, Nuremberg, Germany . Lives and works in USA)
An Etching and aquantin in colors with hand-coloring with the same margins was sold at the Auctionhous Phillips for 3125 USD in 2008, estimated between 3500 and 5500 USD.
For utterly information:
Larissa Goldston Gallery, NYC
Falling “Sand”, 2007, c-print, 48 x 72 inches. First time featured in Season 2, Ep. 7
Ryan McGinley (born: 1977, lives in New York).
Team Gallery Inc., New York
The vase is from Crate & Barrel
“Three of Hearts” acrylic and Pen on Paper, 22 x 33 inches.First time featured in Season 1, ep. 4
Rita Wilmers ( lives and works in Forest Hills, Queens)
Her works has been shown in Galleries, private collections, and one-woman shows. Wilmers has aslo been a children’s fashion designer. She has also been subjekt of an article in the New York Post
For more examples of Mrs. Wilmers art, visit http://www.wilmersart.com