In the Orbit of Planet Hillary

by Jillian Steinhauer on January 23, 2014

(via David Joachim on Twitter)

(via David Joachim on Twitter)

There are so many things to say about the New York Times Magazine cover for this coming weekend, which features Hillary Clinton’s face stretched and wrinkled and turned into a planet. It is terrifying. It is a “Dadaist masterpiece.” It is “no joke.” It is a veritable wellspring of critical interpretation. As with any great work of art, more questions are raised than answered here.

Is it a riff on Little Face Mitt?

Or the Me Gusta meme?

Or did multimedia artist Tony Oursler make it?

To wit:


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