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Jessica Craig-Martin – Gossip Girl Art, Season 2

In Gossip Girl Art, Season 2 on February 9, 2011 at 3:27 pm

Mid-Summer Dream Opening Animal Theme, Southampton 2007 (Renovation Complete), 2007

C-print

48 x 69 1/2 inches (121.5 x 183.5 cm)

Jessica Craig-Martin (Born:  1963 Hanover, NH).  Lives and works in New York, NY

Craig-Martin has worked for Vogue and Vanity Fair, and has become celebrity artist. She is also on the board of Directors at The Art Production Fund who has curated “the Van der Woodsen loft” for Gossip Girl.

The artist rarely let the audience identify the subject’s faces, and she also photographs “the moment”, or part of clothes or a party. By doing so, Craig-Martin tells details about the society’s superficial   way of living or thinking, and also their obsession of the surface.

“Renovation Complete”, first time featured in Episode 8, Season 2. Outside Serena’s bedroom.

Jessica Craig- Martins photograph “Showing Pink” featured first time in Episode 5, Season 2.

In the same episode Lily’s art-dealer picks out art for decoration of the Van der Woodsen apartment.  Jessica Craig –Martin has been chosen for the kitchen wall. Other artist who has been picked out is Kiki Smith for the hall, Richard Phillips by the stairs, and Ryan McGinley next to the fireplace. In the background; Prada Marfa special edition sign by Elmgreen & Dragset.

Watermill Center, benefit Gala 2007, (Showing Pink), 2007.

C-print

32 1/2 x 49 3/4 inches (82.6 x 126.4 cm)

“New Jeans, New Pool”, first time featured in Episode 10, Season 2. Chuck Bass’s bedroom at the Van der Woodsen loft.

Real Estate Brokers, Southampton 2007 (New Jeans , New Pool), 2007

C-print

34 1/2 x 49 3/4 inches (87.6 x 126.4 cm)

Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York

Christian Dam Galleries, Copenhagen, Denmark; Oslo, Norway

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Pilot-Gossip Girl Art

In Gossip Girl, Gossip Girl Art, Season 2 on December 29, 2010 at 7:10 pm

Richard Phillips

“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.

Kiki Smith


“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.

http://www.phillips.com/detail/KIKI-SMITH/NY030208/88

For utterly information:

Larissa Goldston Gallery, NYC

 

Ryan McGinley

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

 

Rita Wilmers

“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