Posts Tagged ‘entropa’

Audacity of Hoax Update III: Listening to Cerny

The New York Times gets into the act with an interview with David Cerny.  But when we read an interview with a man who just falsified biographies of 26 artists for a major EU commission, should we believe anything he says?  This is not a question that the Times addresses.

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Audacity of Hoax Update II: Riffing on Entropa

Springtime for Dubcek–whose author, Scott Brown, does nice work on Slovak and Czech political cartoons–offers a nice roundup of Entropa related images here. A Fistful of Euros–which does extraordinary work on European economies–offers another summary and links here.  And if that weren’t enough, there’s a link to its entry on European stereotype jokes here (some […]

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Audacity of Hoax Update: The Slovak National Party weighs in on Entropa

They don’t like it: Case closed.

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The Audacity of Hoax

David Cerny’s exhibition catalog for “Entropa” is the only thing connected to the EU that has ever caused me to laugh out loud. There is such remarkable cleverness here that I want to think about it out loud as well, but it is hard to do it without drifting into pretentious art criticism.  So I […]

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