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Marilyn Minter- Gossip Girl Art

In Gossip Girl Art, Season 2, Season 4 on August 7, 2011 at 12:00 am

Marilyn Minter- “Stepping Up”  Enamel on metal, 96 x 60 in.

Marilyn Minter (Born: 1948 in Shreveport, Louisiana but raised in Florida. Currently lives and works in New York).

Minter helds a master of fine art degree from Syracuse University. She  now teaches in fine art at the School of Visual Arts in New York.

While she was student, Marilyn Minter created a series of photographic studies with her drug -addicted  mother among the objects. Later she started to incorporate the sexuality from the Pop-derived pictures, and imagery from the porn industry. Her works  often include sexuality, erotic imagery, and a touch of “urban glam”.  Minter uses the good old darkroom in the process, and is not a fan of digital manipulation.

Marlin Minter is one of the greatest and most important living temporary artist, and is widely known among collectors and institutions.

On the wall to the left: Marilyn Minter’s “Stepping Up”. In the background: Ryan McGinley, season 2, ep. 11.

From season 4, ep. 18

I have not yet managed to find the concrete work to the right.

Marilyn Minter- in Serena van der Woodsen bedroom

“Frostbite” 2006,        Season 2, ep. 11.

For utterly information, please contact:

Salon 94

12 East 94th Street

New York, NY 10128


Kevin Fey- Gossip Girl Art, Season 1, ep. 12 and 13.

In Gossip Girl Art, Season 1 on July 15, 2011 at 11:26 pm

From the show “Surface as Substance”

Kevin Fey (Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY).

Fey recieved his BFA from The Cooper Union in 2008, and is now a collected artist- but also a table tennis player. He is also known for beeing found of fashion.

Kevin  Fey- from the show “Surface as Substance”

The painting featured on Gossip Girl in ep. 12 and 13, season 1.

For more information, contact:

Martha Walker- Gossip Girl Art, Season 1, ep. 12 and 13.

In Gossip Girl Art, Season 1 on July 1, 2011 at 7:09 pm

Martha Walker (Born: 1953 in Kansas City, Missouri. Currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York).

Walker lived in Sweden for three years as a young girl, but moved to Brooklyn where she attended Pratt Institute majoring in drawing and sculpture, 1971-1976. She also attended the institute from 1999- 2001 for a Master in Art Education- with honors.

Martha Walker is a recognized and famous artist, and taken in by the producers of Gossip Girl when she was reffered to by a nother Brooklyn- artist. She was first time featured on the show in season 1, ep. 12 and 13 (in Rufus Humphrey ‘s gallery).  But she has also been shown in later episodes.




Martha Walker, “T’Kiyyah” (Sound Of The Shofar), puddled steel 20 inches high, 18 inches wide, 12 inches deep, 2006




Martha Walker, “Hope”, 42 inches high, 18 inches wide, 18 inches deep, puddled steel, 2005


The sculpture “Hope” is inspired by a quote by Anne Frank:

“It’s a wonder I haven’t abandoned all my ideals, they seem so absurd and impractical. Yet I cling to them because I still believe, in spite of everything, that people are truly good at heart.”

The work was later purchaced by a patron and placed at the Anne Frank Center in New York.

Martha Walker
Sculptruth Studios
168 7th Street 2LBrooklyn
New York 11215
(718) 208-8779

Judy Glantzman- Gossip Girl Art, Season 1, Pilot

In Gossip Girl Art, Season 1, Uncategorized on June 6, 2011 at 5:17 pm

Judy Glantzman (The painting behind R.Humphrey) at Rufus Humphreys Gallery in Brooklyn,First time featured in Season 1, Pilot.

Judy Glantzman (Born: 1956 in Long Island NY. Lives and works in New York City).

She holds a BFA in painting from Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Judy Glantzman on the wall to the left.

Judy Glantzman , Untitled 2004 oil on canvas 90 x 80 inches

Judy Glantzman also works with sculpture.

Judy Glantzman Untitled 1996 Super Sculpey 6,25 x 8 x1o inches

If one likes Glantzman’s works, Pierogi Gallery in Brooklyn offers  some nice pieces for a good price. (See below).

Three pieces on paper:    Judy Glantzman, Untitled,  Prismacolor on black paper, 12 x 18 inches , estimated under 1200 USD Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn


Betty Cuningham Gallery, NYC

PIEROGI Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC

Linda Bradford- Gossip Girl Art ep. 4, Season 1

In Gossip Girl Art, Season 1 on May 16, 2011 at 10:47 pm

Rufus Humphrey at “Bedford Avenue Gallery” . The artist behind the painting Rufus is carrying is still uncertain.

First time featured in ep. 4, Season 1.

Linda Bradford (Currently lives in: Long Island City, NY).

Bradford is known for her strikingly computerized aesthetic, where her stripes create a virtual- reality look.

Some other works:

Linda Bradford, “Rio”

Linda Bradford, “High Rise”

Linda Bradford, “Infinite Resolution”

“In Infinite Resolution, an installation occupying a ten-cubic-foot space, Linda Bradford has managed to create genuine magic, a breathtaking sensation of transcendence derived from the most concrete of means. This quietly theatrical environment consists of a stage-box formed of three large canvases suspended in space. The panels glow with a cold fire, generated by silvery medium laid on in broad, slightly flowing vertical stripes and bathed in what seems to be pale-blue moonlight. The light, emanating from no visible source, is so universally ambient as to transform the concrete floor into a magic carpet dyed a celestial azure. This seems airborne, lifting the whole ensemble into another, weightless world, a realm that appears to expand and contract, as if breathing in time with the music of the spheres. No one encounters this piece without experiencing a sense of transport, well beyond the physical.”

Daniel Wheeler

For more information about this work, check out the following  link:

Kruithof and Menard- Gossip Girl Art ep. 18, Season 4

In Gossip Girl Art, Season 4 on April 20, 2011 at 12:07 pm

Serena van der Woodsen’s bedroom

Painting to the left:  Emilio  Kruithof, “Pink Lady”.

To the right:  Darius Menard- green painting

Darius Menard (No information yet)

Emilio Kruithof (Born: 1969 in Monster, Holland). He graduated from Sint Joost Academy of Fine Art in Breda in 1995. Kruithof was shortly after invited to numerous of exhibitions, and today he is widely known in his country, and highly regarded abroad.

His paintings contain beautiful women in their right element which he creates- it may seem. The woman is his subject, and Kruithof has mentioned himself that he used to collect illustrations of women from LP covers and magazines.  To Emilio Kruithof, the skin is the vital part of the female body.

Jaski Art Gallery, Amsterdam

Photography from Christina Tonkin Interiors & Events,

Emilio Kruithof has also other pieces featured in season 4.

Below: “Act of Decadance”

I have also found some other pieces by Kruithof which are really nice.

“Universal indifference”

Emilio Kruithof has also made some silkscreens in an edition of 150 (graphic works). The silkscreen below  can be purchased at Jaski Art Gallery in Amsterdam.

“The lover she used to be”, silkscreen, 90 x 125 cm, € 950

Hanna Liden- Gossip Girl Art

In Gossip Girl Art, Season 2 on April 18, 2011 at 5:57 pm

Photo of a girl with black scarf, first time featured in Ep. 20, Season 2. (Serena and Poppy throw surprise-party on Jenny’s birthday).

Hanna Liden (Born 1976 in Stockholm, Sweden. Lives and works in New York). The artist graduated from Parsons School of Design in 2002 with a BFA in Photography.

Liden grew up in the surburbs in Sweden and moved into her own flat in an age of 17.   After working as photo assistand and in television, she moved from Stockholm to London, where she mostly lived a party life and did Ecstasy. In 1998 she went to New York.

The artist

Hanna Liden made her way into the New York art scene in the mid-2000s with a series of photographs.  Together with friends artists as Nate Lowman, (with whom she also has exhibited with in Salon 94) Dan Colen, Agathe Snow and the late Dash Snow, Liden is a part of the famous downtown subculture in NYC.  Her works have great attention among collectors, museums and collections.

Fang Life (Gum) 2010, Salon 94

Consists of children’s toy Vampire teeth.

For ulterior information contact:

Rivington Arms

Mirabelle Marden

Menard, Tonkin and Kilimnik- Gossip Girl Art

In Gossip Girl Art, Season 1, Season 2 on April 4, 2011 at 9:53 pm

Darius Menard, Tree painting at the Waldoorf’s.

Photograph by Christina Tonkin.

Featured in Episode 4, Season 1.

Karen Kilimnik,(black painting with the white dog behind the mirror).

Featured in Episode 9, Season 2.

“The Devil’s Carriage & Attendants”- Karen Kilimnik

Featured in Episode 8, Season 2

Cecily Brown- Gossip Girl Art, Season 2, ep. 19

In Gossip Girl Art, Season 2 on March 23, 2011 at 1:17 am

Lily Van der Woodsen being informed about a Brown “on the market” by her art dealer. In ep.19 season 2.

Cecily Brown (Born: 1969, London).

The artist studied in London where she received a BA in Fine Arts at Slade School of Art. Not soon after moving to the U.S, Mrs. Brown presented her works at her first solo exhibition in NY at Deitch Projects in 1997. This solo exhibition was a great success and got huge critical acclaim.

The artist also shows a great respect for art history and many of her works reveal her liking of artist such as Francisco de Goya and Willem de Kooning. Her paintings are mixed with figuration and abstraction.  She is known for giving her works titles after classic Hollywood films.

Brown is now one of the greats, and is popular among collector as for example Elton John and Michael Ovitz.  Her works have become rather expensive, but she makes nice original prints which are more “accessible”. (Below on the site).

The piece below was estimated between $600,000- $800,000 at Christies in November 2007. It was sold for $713,000.

“Eyes Wide Shut” , oil on canvas, 80x 84 in. , 2001. Signed “Cecily”.

Source: Christie’s.

Accessable Art recommends:

This is an original lithograph by Cecily Brown from 2005.  39 x 29 1/2 in.

Signed and numbered.

Edition of 30 (few pieces).

Price: Between £1500-2000

Gagosian Gallery, New York

Saatchi Gallery, London


Aaron Young- Gossip Girl Art, Season 2, ep. 19

In Gossip Girl, Gossip Girl Art, Season 2 on March 21, 2011 at 12:31 am

A work by Aaron Young in the background at Bergdorf & Goodman.


Aaron Young (Born: 1972, San Francisco, California).  Lives and works in New York

Aaron Young created uproar when he invited a local biker to drive a motorcycle until he either could not see through all the smoke or his tires were burned, in Francisco Art Institue’s gallery.  As payment, Young gave the biker beer. The artist on the other hand was nearly expelled from the school.

The result of the wild, but short drive was a drawing on the floor-which had been Diego Riveras earlier studio.   In spite of the unconventional performance, Aaron Young was allowed to continue his education, and has later participated in many important shows and exhibitions. The artist is now highly requested.

Young is also known for his collaboration with Nate Lowman, but mostly known his teamwork with different representatives from different subcultures or rebels like bikers and skateboarders.

His works are quite expensive, but not “unaffordable”.


Gagosian Gallery, New York

Saatchi Gallery, London

Bortolami Gallery, New York

Galerie Almine Rech, Paris


One my favourite works by this artist: