Art Schooled by Jamie Coe (Nobrow) $22.95 - Daniel Stope is a small-town guy who dreams of becoming an artist. His enrollment at art school and consequent move to the city opens up a world of exciting possibiles. Unsurprisingly, Daniel struggles with his newfound independence – the …
by Aidan Koch
48p, full color, softcover, 6.5"x9"
Koch's work has a visual eloquence that is constantly at work recalibrating your brain and refocusing your eyes. Assured pencil work and yolky yellows give a shimmer to lunar cycles that share a little witchy-ness with Julia Gfrorer's comics and some social ambiguities akin to Jaako Pallasvuo's "Some Approaching End". Opal stone, blue candle burn down, darkness and voicemail. -EF