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 …
224p, b&w, softcover, 6.5"x9.5"
"The Workburger International Comics Anthology features some of the finest masterworks of world-renowned artisans and craftsmen/craftswomen of the comics medium. This skillfully woven patchwork of diverse comic strip narratives, revolving around the topic of contemporary work, has been manually assembled from many serious and witty as well as provocative and investigative artistic takes on the topic.
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Max Andersson (Sweden, Germany), Arkadi (Germany), Kaja Avberšek (Slovenia), Malin Biller (Sweden), Bruno Borges (Portugal), Paul Ashley Brown (UK), Teresa Camara Pestana (Portugal), Anna Ehrlemark (Sweden), Mattias Elftorp (Sweden), Domen Finžgar (Slovenia), Matti Hagelberg (Finland), Jyrki Heikkinen (Finland), Eva Hilhorst (Germany), Hurk (UK), Jeroen Janssen (Belgium), Kapreles (Belgium), Matej Kocjan