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Editor’s Note: Starting today, street artist Curly, the postal sticker philosopher, will be contributing a weekly post on Hyperallergic. We’ve long been a fan of this enigmatic talent who first caught our attention when he sent in a batch of his stickers for our 2011 mail art show, Presents. Curly’s wry observations often react to the curious intersection of art, pop culture, commerce, fame, and ego that is a staple of today’s mfa-art-gallery/fair-auction-museum industrial complex. Welcome aboard, Curly!
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This week, the scourge of immersive exhibitions, the popularity of anti-vax deathbed videos, the pregnant man emoji, Chomsky on Afghanistan, Met Gala commentary, and more.
It seems like we broke the ice to a growing consciousness that the status quo isn’t going to work.
Over 50 years of the artist’s video and media work on how images, sound, and cultural iconography inform representation is on view through December 30.
Nate Chastain, OpenSea’s head of product, was ousted on Twitter by a user who posted questionable transactions from his wallet.
The 40-year relationship that unfolded between Toklas and Stein became the bedrock of Paris’s artistic avant-garde.
Over the course of three months, the resident artists in Going to the Meadow will collaborate and create with a curated set of continually changing materials.
Fifty works, all created by women, are brought together across time and media as the Norton Museum of Art reckons with the art world’s patriarchal past and present.