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 …
It Doesnt Exist
40p, b&w, letterpress cover, 5.5"x8.5"
Mucha's cartooning at it's most serious and elegant. Vignettes about a worry fortress, a fantasy party and the plights of modern inadequacy that have Mucha paring down her trademark zany tangents to their essence and illustrating them highlight a sophisticated comic architecture. "It Doesn't Exist" isn't a funny or bubbly comic like "Buzz" or "I Hate Moms Cat" -it's a new approach for Mucha and it blossoms here, enlisting her finely-honed comedic language to finesse more introspective story arcs. -EF