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Super-Vault by Lee Lai
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Lee Lai is an artist from Melbourne, Australia, currently living in Tio’tia:ke (known as Montreal, Quebec). Her comics and illustrations are part fiction, part memoir, part emotional journalism.

Half-Hearted Slogan Dance by ​Austin English
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Austin English is an artist living in New York. His book Gulag Casual was recently published by 2dcloud. He has exhibited his artwork and drawings in the US and abroad.

The Red-Shanked Douc Langur by Tammy Nguyen

This visual narrative, arranged into a scroll format for online viewing, is the first chapter of Tammy Nguyen’s fiction Primate City—a duet of artist books that draws upon a 1969 US military intelligence proposal to modernize Danang City.

Graphic Recollections by Chantal McStay
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BOMB Specific: Jungle Fever by Pascale Marthine Tayou

Pacale Marthine Tayou is a Cameroonian artist based in Belgium. His work has appeared in documenta11 (2002) in Kassel, two Venice Biennales (2005 and 2009), and numerous international exhibitions. Recent solo exhibitions took place at the Serpentine Galleries, London, and Fowler Museum, Los Angeles, both in 2015.

Bob Mankoff by Anya Jaremko-Greenwold
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“Humor teaches us that you can be a good person but also have bad thoughts.”

Tomi Ungerer by Natalie Frank
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“It’s so important to make your own little specks of peace around you. It’s a matter of being an idiot.”

Portfolio by Stephen Crowe

Illustrating the impossible.

A Long Time Gone by George Cochrane
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Zadie Smith and Chris Ware
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Writer Zadie Smith and graphic novelist and illustrator Chris Ware spoke at the New York Public Library on December 11, 2012.

Drawing on Dovlatov by Kevin Kinsella
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In 1993, Alexander Floresnky, founder of the infamous Russian underground art group Mitki, nearly turned down the opportunity to illustrate the collected works of the great Russian humorist Sergei Dovlatov—thankfully, he did not.

Jackson Thomas Tupper by Hannah Jansen
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BOMBlog talks to artist Jackson Thomas Tupper about his work, featured as The Wick in Issue 118, on newsstands now.

Darcy James Argue and Danijel Zezelj by Jeremy Mage
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In the new Brooklyn Babylon, graphic novelist Danijel Zezelj harmonizes with composer Darcy James Argue to make art in the round, as part of BAM’s Next Wave Festival.

The Wick by Dan Perjovschi
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Dan Perjovschi, drawing 1999–2011, variable dimensions, various techniques.

Lynd Ward’s Six Novels in Woodcuts by Alexis Boehmler
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The Library of America, doing what it does best, offers six of Ward’s groundbreaking woodcut novels from the 1930s in a beautifully printed two-volume set.

Popular Prints by Alvaro Barrios
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The intention of the Popular Prints created by Colombian artist Alvaro Barrios is to reach—through an artistic act—the largest number of people possible. 

Ben Katchor by Alexander Theroux
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Ben Katchor is a recorder of vanished and vanishing places, a poet of the vast metropolis of New York. He notices, crucially, what others walk by, fail to see and generally disregard—a man living in the mosaic while seeing its details. 

Sam Taylor-Wood by Bruce Ferguson
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On the crest of the new British invasion, Sam Taylor-Wood’s surprising photographs and films catch their subjects in isolated moments, dramas, arguments. Her work is reminiscent of early Warhol, with an operatic style all her own.

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