EIGHTEEN EXPERTS TALK WITH BRIAN APPEL ON THE $1,248,000 RICHARD PRINCE
PHOTOGRAPH THAT HAS SET A NEW WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR PHOTOGRAPHY
RP: I’m not sure what “digital theory” is. I don’t know who Gene Youngblood is. I never read Baudrillard. I read Christian Metz. I read Truman Capote. When my little girl falls on the pavement and her teeth go through her lower lip and I have to take her to the hospital and watch her get stitches, I don’t really think about “almost real” or “really real”. I don’t think about what’s real anymore.