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 …
Lucky Peach #5
Published by McSweeney's
176p, color, 8.5"x10.5"
I haven't made it quite through Lucky Peach's Chinatown Issue and I'm not sure I'll be able to - it feels a little like a Nick Broomfield documentary with much of their "reportage" sliding between the unfocused, the uninteresting and the unbelievable. I enjoy their saucy ways, but it only works if there's some substance to back up the snark. Looks real tasty though, and there's a few succulent morsels lurking in the gravy. -EF