The Twentieth Century is a surreal, irreverent anti-biopic of Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King.
“College of Grievance Studies”: A Satirical Illustration of a Fake University Lights Up the Internet
From a “Cuck Zone” to a Karl Marx fountain, a satirical illustration of a liberal arts campus by Chelsea Saunders is making its rounds on the internet.
Designers Want to Build Golden Wall Around Mar-a-Lago to “Keep the ‘Bad Guys’ In”
A Chicago-based firm has launched a satirical campaign to build a border wall replica around the Mar-A-Lago. They will donate all proceeds to the International Refugee Assistance Program.
The Powerful Art of Satire, from Aristophanes to Today
At the Brooklyn Museum, a group of artists will trace the influence of political satire to the great ancient Greek playwright Aristophanes.
Disarming North Korea With Pizza and Sports
What could Dennis Rodman, kimchee pizza, and the Olympic Committee do for world peace?
Political Cartoons from a Golden Age of British Satire
In late 18th-century Britain, etched cartoons and caricatures abounded, poking fun at kings, noblemen, society ladies, French revolutionaries, the institution of marriage, and countless other people and things.
Brilliant Illustrations Ridicule Modern Vice
The old adage that a picture is worth a thousand words finds substance in the illustrations of John Holcroft.
Dealer to Collector: Your Art Sucks
The following “correspondence” was sent to us anonymously, and we publish it here as an archival document indicating the state of collector/dealer relationships in the 21st century.
Five Rules for (Kinda) Viewing Art
Art critic Philip Kennicott published a guide to viewing art in the Washington Post this week. Lovely and thoughtful though it is, parts of it just seemed sort of … old-fashioned, you know?
Not at the New York Galleries
For your reading pleasure: six short reviews of nonexistent shows, none of which are actually on view in New York this week.
Better Than Performance Art
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.
I Am Joe Scanlan
Now that the Whitney Biennial is over and the critical debate around it has subsided, I feel it’s time to put this project to rest: I created Joe Scanlan.