Art Takes Center Stage on Gossip Girl


Richard Phillips’s piece “Lindsay III (2012)

Do you love the art featured in the apartments, etc. on Gossip Girl? Well then you’re going to love Season 6, Episode 6, “Where The Vile Things Are,” airing tonight November 19 at 9/8 on The CW because the art will take center stage.

In the episode, Lily Bass (Kelly Rutherford) hosts an auction to benefit the Art Production Fund (APF) featuring art from her own personal collection, including one of her favorite pieces — “Spectrum,” by Richard Phillips — which has held a prominent place above the stairs in her apartment for many years. When Chuck Bass (Ed Westwick), Ivy Dickens (Kaylee DeFer) and Lily each decide they want the Phillips for their own reasons, a bidding war ensues.

Other pieces featured will be by Patrick McMullan, Jessica Craig Martin and Marilyn Minter — all of whom have had their work previously featured on the Gossip Girl set — along with pieces by Kehinde Wiley, Miltos Manetas, Josephine Meckseper, Dustin Yellin, Spencer Sweeney, Chris Dorland, Todd DiCiurcio, Pierre Elliot and Fab 5 Freddy, appearing for the first time in the series.

Richard Phillips’s piece “Lindsay III (2012),” featuring Lindsay Lohan, also appears in the episode. To download an image of “Lindsay III (2012),” click here.

In addition to having their work featured on screen, Phillips, Sweeney, McMullan, Fab 5 Freddy, DiCiurcio and Doreen Remen, co-founder of the APF, make cameo appearances in the episode.

What’s your favorite piece seen on the set? Tell us about it in a comment below!


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