Stefan Sagmeister's The Happy Show in the New York Times

03 Apr 2012

Stefan Sagmeister's The Happy Show, on view at the Institute of Contemporary Art from April to August of 2012, was featured in the New York Times. The exhibition was funded by a 2011 grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.

A feature on The Happy Show in the New York Times reported: "The approach of the show to its momentous topic can be gauged partly through one of its invitations: a thin, scrumptious-looking slice of Austrian beerwurst, vacuum-sealed in plastic, with the word 'HAPPY' cut out of it. 'Because, when you get down to it, it seems that the two things that lead most quickly and reliably to happiness are having sex and eating rich, fatty foods,' said Mr. Sagmeister, who worked for weeks to perfect the sausage invitation with a fellow designer, Jessica Walsh." Read more >