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Looking for LOL at the Contemporary Museum
Looking for LOL at the Contemporary Museum

When Sue Spaid started her job as the Contemporary Museum's executive director in November, she said she wouldn't be offering "an easy art experience." But she didn't say it couldn't be fun, or even funny. And that's the point of her first show at the museum: "LOL: A Decade of Antic Art." It's hard to predict if people will actually laugh at loud (let alone ROFL), but Spaid has assembled an exhibit that is bound to prompt plenty of discussion. "The idea has been brewing in my head for a long time," the director said this week, in between answering phones and lending a hand with assistants who were getting the works onto the...

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