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Art Buzz: Freaky rhyming couplets & a farewell to the New Museum slide

Article: Art Buzz: Freaky rhyming couplets & a farewell to the New Museum slide

The Syphilis of Sisyphus: Now on view at Fredericks & Freiser gallery, Mary Reid Kelly’s newest video installation, “The Syphilis of Sisyphus,” portrays the artist (with ping pong ball eyes) as a pregnant French bohemian reciting twisted rhyming couplets. Her keenest words of wisdom: “My blistering wit and its deep lacerations are signs of advanced forms of Syphillization.”