Please, Don't Smoke The Art

“Don’t smoke the art” is a pretty standard, unwritten law at museums and galleries across the world. Yet in the case of German-Korean artist Andrei Koschmieder’s hyperrealistic faux marijuana dispensary, the advisory was warranted.

Koschmieder’s sculptures, recently on view at Real Fine Arts’ booth at Art Basel Miami Beach, in the Positions sector, look exactly like fresh buds of green, from the crystalline edges to the furry orange splinters woven throughout. Alas, anyone who lit one up would be in for a rude awakening, because the little…

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