What Nerve!: Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to the Present by Dan Nadel, Dominic Molon, Roger Brown and Robert Cozzolino (RISD Museum of Art/D.A.P) $40.00 - What Nerve! reveals a hidden history of American figurative painting, sculpture and popular imagery. It documents and/or restages …
80p, color and b&w, 7"x9"
This stylistically tight and narratively loose 'thology features some breezy limeade from Aidan Koch, Andy Burkholder, Dylan McKeever, Blaise Larmee, Jason Overby, Dane Martin, Chris Andersen, Mark Hensley, Scott Longo and Mare Odomo. Standout pieces in this frightningly strong and aesthetically enigmatic book include Koch's pages ringing with sadness, duck sauce from the weird world of Dane Martin and Blaise Larmee's brutal skewering of the state of the arts. Sensitive frequencies are these. -EF