Faux, ironic, or intentionally anachronistic museums, artworks, and shows

[There must be a better term for intensely self-aware and -referential installations or artworks with emphasis on layers of recursion and context.]


Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History, Phong Nguyen (2014, Queen’s Ferry Press)

Switcheroo,” This American Life, 6.29.12

Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller’s Audio and video walks

Museum of Jurassic Technology

Hokes archive

Matt Zigler’s Pigeon PODS

Hennessy Youngman at PAFA, a review of the show, and PAFA‘s description of the whole thing.

Andrea Fraser’s Museum Highlights at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (as Jane Castleton)

Context Art (Kontext Kunst) in general

Emily Spivack’s Sentimental Value, on display at the PhiladelphiaArtAlliance until August 23, 2013

Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time by James Gurney

Dan Kistler’s MFA thesis

Sister Randy

Murat Palta‘s classic movie illustrations in the style of Ottoman miniatures

Art Game and Hipster in Stone (a series of altered photographs by Léo Caillard and Alexis Persani)

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