By Olivia Locher,Kenneth Goldsmith

unusual, outmoded legislation from all the 50 U.S. states—some overturned, a few nonetheless at the books, and a few basically the stuff of legends—are depicted with sly wit through Olivia Locher. Incisive, ironic, and lovely, those photographs will attract artwork buffs and minutiae enthusiasts alike. A foreword from American poet Kenneth Goldsmith and an interview with the artist by means of Eric Shiner, former director of the Andy Warhol Museum, contextualize rising-star Locher's images. From serving wine in teacups in Kansas to licking a toad in Kentucky or perming a kid's hair in Nebraska, breaking the legislation hasn't ever regarded so good.

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