The absurdist response to the previous century was in part a mirthless chuckle laced with free-form anxiety about roaring technological progress, murderous political movements, and a fragmenting of mass culture. In the face of all that, the artist was left to hold up shards of a shattered mirror to the world with a giggle that betrayed a tenuous hold on sanity. When the world is crazy as shit, in other words, you might as well go a... More >>>