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Poems and Drawings from Window-book by Semezdin Mehmedinović
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There’s a content to forgetting, just as there’s a content to remembering. 

Disco Patrick & Patrick Vogt’s Disco by Nick Stillman
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In the New York of a decade ago, the square inches of blue eye shadow, lip-disappearing moustaches, and ludicrously suggestive grapefruits dotting the pages of Soul Jazz Record Publishing’s history of disco record covers were still easily plucked from dollar bins and discarded curbside stacks.

Postapocallipses: Matt Borruso by Matt Sussman
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In continuation of BOMBlogs reprint series of San Francisco’s [2nd floor projects], Matt Sussman writes from a collection of illustrated artworks by Matt Borruso that inspire visions of a post-apocalyptic environment.

Léon Krier’s Drawing for Architecture by David van der Leer
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Anti urban segregation through zoning. 

R. Crumb’s The Book of Genesis Illustrated by Paul W. Morris
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For the last five years, Robert Crumb, the father of underground comix, has been laboring over a graphic retelling of the first book of the Bible. 

Secret Identity: The Fetish Art of Superman’s Co-Creator Joe Shuster by Shoshana Shmuluvitz
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The notion of secret identity is celebrated cross-culturally; worldwide, the entertainment and service industries exploit its implicit escapism, that very human urge to live out something beyond the ordinary, out of the grasp of the everyday. 

Federico Fellini: The Book of Dreams by David Kramer
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Rizzoli, 2008

What makes dreams so confounding and revealing is their juxtaposition of things known or remembered with the complete mysteries that lurk in the subconscious.

Gary Panter by Brian McMullen
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PictureBox, 2008

Here’s something revealing: If you send Gary Panter $225 and one to three keywords—sex, girls, and robots being the most popular words the artist receives—he’ll make you an original six- by eight-inch drawing based on those words.

Todd Oldham’s Charley Harper: An Illustrated Life by Jason Middlebrook
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A few weeks ago I loaded the station wagon with popcorn and beer and we all piled in, off to enjoy a lost American family experience: the drive-in. 

Gregory Blackstock by Leah Beeferman
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Leah Beeferman on the art of Gregory Blackstock.

Lincoln Perry by Ann Beattie
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Lincoln Perry’s mural at the University of Virginia re-envisions the building’s view of distant mountains as the acme of a kind of secular Pilgrim’s Progress.

The Ganzfeld by Matthea Harvey
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Like that of the magnified moth on the cover of its third issue, The Ganzfeld‘s wingspan is wider and stranger than its modest self-description as “an annual book of pictures and prose.”

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