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Erwin Wurm edition for The Standard


“One of the most political questions is to be critical about the things which are accepted,” artist Erwin Wurm once said. In Instructions on How to Be Politically Correct, he tackles post-9/11 fear with a dose of finely-tuned levity. “Pee on someone’s rug (instructions on how to be politically incorrect)" was created in 2003, and replicated in this exclusive edition.

This work pokes fun at how we have readily accepted intrusion into our private existence. “Despite the lightheartedness of this series, these works of art have a serious intent and are a social and political critique of our changing world,” wrote the Lehmann Maupin Gallery of New York City.

Read more about Erwin Wurm on Standard Culture.