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Smoke ‘Em if You Got ‘Em: “Frida Smoked” at INVISIBLE-EXPORTS

by Emily Colucci on June 1, 2016
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What image is conjured by a woman smoker? Is she chain-smoking Betty Draper living in a Mad Men world defined by advertising and women’s magazines, or grungy and addled Courtney Love, tossing her lipstick-smeared cigarette butts at unsuspecting and adoring fans?

Whether exemplifying the height of ladylike femininity or illustrating the depths of a disheveled mess, there is no denying that throughout history, smoking has come to define numerous female stereotypes.

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GIF of the Day: Dave Greber’s GIF Ads

by Corinna Kirsch on February 9, 2015

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Advertising has taken over the Internet. Artist Dave Greber, whose work we first saw in 2014 at Prospect in New Orleans, has added click-bait ad squares to the sides of his website. We approve the project for the simple pleasure of the remix. On the left: “5 Things You Should Never Do.” On the right: “Are E-Cigarettes really this good?”.

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