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 …
Transcendental Masturbation Short Comics
by Jeremy Baum
32p, color and b&w, 8.5"x11"
I like Baum's markertone horseface humans and the nearly Ellsworthian dreamland they're set to drift in. Transcendental Mastubation is a bundle of little movements, forming something larger. The fibrous handdrawn look gets thrown off occassionally by imposed computer type but by and large, something weird and wonderful is afoot here. -EF