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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


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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