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John Baldessari Has Transformed Emoji Into New Icons of Conceptual Art

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The exhibition features twenty-seven works from Baldessari’s new series of large-scale paintings based on the ubiquitous Emojis…. Inkjet prints of animal Emojis such as a tiger or pig dominate large canvases that are painted over in acrylic. Below each picture plane, typed snippets of dialogue from movies appear to caption the icons, although it is difficult to find any connection between them.”…read more 

Image | Sprüth Magers

2018-10-29T09:52:07+00:00