Is It Wrong to Like Richard Phillips's Post-Ironic Paintings of Lindsay Lohan?

Sep 27, 2012 4:42PM

Looking at pop painter Richard Phillips’s videos and portraits of embattled tabloid star Lindsay Lohan, reformed porn star Sascha Grey, and Victoria’s Secret model Adriana Lima on view at Gagosian’s 24th Street location, I wondered why he wasn’t one of the 60 artists included in the Met’s “Regarding Warhol” survey. Who else more loudly echoes Andy Warhol’s notoriously indiscriminate assimilation of celebrity and branding? 

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