Antishopping Makes Baby Jesus HappyS

Just in time for the birthday of shop-loving Baby Jesus, the Times covers shop-dropping, the practice of placing items in stores. (Aww, remember the Barbie Liberation Organization?) They also stumble on one of our faves, Packard Jennings—if you find yourself in San Francisco in January, he'll have a new show at Catharine Clark Gallery. (But how will he disrupt his own commodification in the gallery???) The anarchist action figure he leaves in Target stores are really super—and the business-reply pamphlet is extra-dreamy.

Antishopping Makes Baby Jesus HappyS

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