From a watery remix of Call of Duty to an elegiac star system commemorating victims of police brutality, the online-only exhibition’s six VR works showcase a range of possible worlds.
Is funny art actually funny? The answer, as we see it, is a rousing chorus of “it depends.”
The Whitney Museum’s Dreamlands gathers a century of immersive moving image art, cutting across time and technology.
SAN FRANCISCO — It’s summer in the USA, and that means it’s group-show season on both coasts.
MONTRÉAL — In the 24/7 news cycle of BuzzFeed, the Huffington Post, and every other “content producer” on the internet, there is a fine line between news and entertainment.
As we hunker down in anticipation of what will almost certainly be a less dramatic snowstorm than some are predicting, and begin to formulate plans for the construction of snowpersons that will immediately follow, we offer you this brief and necessarily incomplete survey of artists’ snowmen for inspiration.
“Maybe all you needed was a little hip-hop pizzazz,” says Jamel (James III) in the first episode of artist Jayson Musson’s new time travel comedy series, The Adventures of Jamel.
On Wednesday, artist Jayson Musson tweeted “lol this performance art scene in She’s All That is better than real performance art,” and his 84 characters opened the flood gates of memory for me.
Jayson Musson’s latest exhibition, Exhibit of Abstract Art, lacks the sharp insight for which the artist is renowned. On view at Salon 94, the show skewers the lofty pretensions of modernism and the art world, but its broad critique lacks punch.
LOS ANGELES — Much of contemporary life is spent behind a screen for work and leisure, with a great amount of time devoted to forming identities and communities through the internet.
“Be African-American. Be very African American.” Thus reads a typed instruction on an otherwise blank piece of paper sent by veteran performance artist William Pope.L to Clifford Owens as part of Anthology, the latter’s crowd-sourced performance project staged last year at MoMA PS1.
Jayson Musson is a very popular man in the art world. His YouTube account has over 900,000 views, and his fans are rabid. The funny thing is, though, most of his fans probably have no idea who he is. Here’s the answer: Jayson Musson is the artist behind Hennessy Youngman.