Artist Biographies

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NOTES FROM THE POP UNDERGROUND

Peter Belsito, editor

Survival Research Laboratories! Diamanda Galas! The Church of the Subgenius! Robert Anton Wilson! Jim Jarmusch! Michael Peppe! RAW Magazine! Keith Haring! Jello Biafra! Spalding Gray! Icons from...

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DALÍ BY BAUDOIN

Edmond Daudoin

Genius, eccentric, exhibitionist: There is no shortage of adjectives to describe the great surrealist painter Salvador Dalí (1904–1989). Yet this iconic artist and controversial thinker remains a figure...

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BAREFOOT GEN VOL. 1

Keiji Nakazawa

Beautiful new hardcover edition of Barefoot Gen Volume One! Striking new design with special sturdy binding for institutional use. Coming soon from Last Gasp. Limited availability. August...

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BAREFOOT GEN VOL. 2

Keiji Nakazawa

Beautiful new hardcover edition of Barefoot Gen Volume Two! Striking new design with special sturdy binding for institutional use. Coming soon from Last Gasp. Limited availability. August...

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BAREFOOT GEN VOL. 3

Keiji Nakazawa

Beautiful new hardcover edition of Barefoot Gen Volume Three! Striking new design with special sturdy binding for institutional use. Coming soon from Last Gasp. Limited availability. August...

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BAREFOOT GEN VOL. 4

Keiji Nakazawa

Beautiful new hardcover edition of Barefoot Gen Volume Four! Striking new design with special sturdy binding for institutional use. Coming soon from Last Gasp. Limited availability. August...

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I SAW IT

Keiji Nakazawa

Another treasure from the Last Gasp vaults! Beautiful color one-shot from Keiji Nakazawa, an autobiographical recounting of his harrowing experiences in Hiroshima preceding Barefoot Gen. Heartbreaking...

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CHARLES GATEWOOD

V. Vale, Charles Gatewood

In 1975 Charles Gatewood made Sidetripping, one of the greatest photography books ever made, with text by William S. Burroughs. That alone should bring him canonical status. This biography sketches the...

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THE ART OF JAIME HERNANDEZ

Todd M Hignite, Alison Bechdel

In 1981 three Mexican-American brothers self-published their first comic book, Love and Rockets, and “changed American cartooning forever” according to Publishers Weekly. Over twenty-five years later...

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THE WORLD OF A WAYWARD COMIC BOOK ARTIST

Sandy Plunkett

The World of a Wayward Comic Book Artist: The Private Sketchbooks of S. Plunkett is a fascinating look at the creative processes of Sandy Plunkett. A self-taught illustrator and comic book artist, Plunkett...

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SPAIN: ROCK, ROLL, RUMBLES, REBELS, & REVOLUTION

Spain Rodriguez

Exhibition catalog published in conjunction with the career retrospective of the same title of the artwork of Manuel “Spain” Rodriguez (b. 1940, Buffalo, NY), September 14, 2012–January 20, 2013....

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CHUCK CLOSE

Chuck Close

This fascinating, interactive autobiography presents Chuck Close’s story, his art, and a discussion of the many processes he uses in the studio. The question-and-answer format is based on real kids’...

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