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Andrea Mary Marshall has re-designed the current cigarette warnings and images that Mayor Bloomberg has successfully haunted (and then taxed) you with on the front of cigarette packets. Her warnings now read “OMG,” “Deliver us from evil,” “Have mercy,” “Holy smoke,” and “Forgive us our sins,” instead.
Using Marlboro Red 100 cigarette boxes as her literal canvases, Marshall paints on provocative symbols with acrylic paint in this series titled “Marlboro Mary.”
A sense of nostalgia is in the air this summer with artists fixated on creating work that recalls the central role that analog music has held in society for decades – from vinyl records, to tape cassettes, to boom boxes.
Gallerist Perry Rubenstein unveils his new space in LA with an exhibition by late photographer and provocateur Helmut Newton.
In 2008, Maarten Vanden Eynde was shocked to discover that there is a “floating landfill,” about the size of the continental United States, made up of tiny plastic particles about 1,000 miles west of California and 1,000 miles north of Hawaii.
Shelter Serra creates all of the luxury items you need – from Hummers, to black AMEX cards, to Birkin Bags, to Rolex Submariners, and so on. But these luxury goods have a bit of a twist to them – they’re fakes.
Forget The Dorchester. The best London city views are from high above Southbank Centre, which is precisely where artist Fiona Banner chose to erect a one-bedroom houseboat available to the public for one-night-only stays.