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 …
by Nate Beaty
32p, b&w, silkscreened cover, 7.5"x9"
Liberty Crew Breakers - throwin' down in Oregon. Beaty's great comic has the built-in treat of lots of drawings of scrappy kids break dancing. It's a small town charm-a-thon too, with a nice narrative looseness and portrait of a day's priorities: pizza, hitting it big, restoring the Statue of Liberty. That kinda book. -EF