Unlocked from our summer issue: “Roshambo,” a comic by Ronald Wimberly.
Tilda Swinton once said in an interview, referring to her collaborator Derek Jarman, director of Wittgenstein (1993): “He was the material of his own work.”
Sammy Stein is a French artist and publisher. His work has been shown in institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris, Printed Matter, the French Institute of Tokyo, Essential Store, as well as book fairs including the New York Art Book Fair, Tokyo Art Book Fair, Safari, and Festival International de la Bande Dessinée d’Angoulême.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“Humor teaches us that you can be a good person but also have bad thoughts.”
“It’s so important to make your own little specks of peace around you. It’s a matter of being an idiot.”
Writer Zadie Smith and graphic novelist and illustrator Chris Ware spoke at the New York Public Library on December 11, 2012.
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.
Invisible Love proposes parallels between the work of Marie Curie and Marcel Duchamp as evidence of their potential unrequited love …