…artists doing real world things, such as setting up a store, or a bakery, or a bar, etc., and presenting it as art. (Giovanni wrote: It's a favorite at art fairs and biennials, and IT'S DRIVING ME INSANE! And yes, Rirkrit Tiravanija fits squarely into this genre, and I don't care how much Jerry Saltz loves his cooking.)
Those who paint their houses purple, wear a silly wild hats and call themselves “outsider artists.”
Mocking religion, Republicans, and suburban consumer culture.