Pre-Facebook Teenage Kissers

06.27.11 Marina Galperina

Before “blogs” and “Facebook” and kids these days self-publishing their adolescent make-outs, there was Ed Templeton. The pro skateboarder-turned-artist’s series captures slobbering children and almost-adults with “candid realism.” Enjoy the awkward artifacts of ravenous puberty, now on view at the Half Gallery, and try not to think about Kids. “Teenage Kissers,” Ed Templeton, Jun 23 – Jul 25, Half Gallery, NYC