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 …
Magic Hedge #2 Firsts Seconds and Endings
by Marian Runk
56p, b&w and color, 7"x8.5"
Magic Hedge #2 taps into roots and stays in that below-surface place the whole issue. Runk's gives us intertwined vignettes of autobiography. The unspoken parts of childhood that exist riddled with shame and pain here resonate into subtle shapes of family, identity, friendship and coming into understanding. The richness of the storytelling is punctuated with bouts of birding and an observational humor that wears its heart on its sleeve. -EF