Narrative Painting

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Trenton Doyle Hancock by Bill Kartalopoulos
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The artist’s new graphic novel delves deeper into his mythic Moundverse, where gentle plant–animal vessels are protected by TorpedoBoy and hounded by tofu-eating enemies.

Trenton Doyle Hancock by Bill Kartalopoulos
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The artist’s new graphic novel delves deeper into his mythic Moundverse, where gentle plant–animal vessels are protected by TorpedoBoy and hounded by tofu-eating enemies.

Issue #152: Nicolas Party by Jonathan Lee
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Party creates vivid pastels and transformational installations that lure viewers deep into the backstories of his subjects.

Jeff Bliumis by Hope Gangloff
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Bliumis paints people who serve—cab drivers, waiters, hairdressers, nurses—along with their indifferent patrons. With fellow painter Gangloff he talks composition, color, and brushes.

Dana Schutz by Mei Chin
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Dissection and dismemberment abound in Dana Schutz’s work, all offset by sunny colors and a pert sense of humor.

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.

Mark Tambella: A La MaMa Baby Grows Up by Roberto Juarez
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After 20 years of capturing the particular light of the Lower East Side with oil paints and canvas, Mark Tambella receives a solo showing at La MaMa La Galleria.

Duncan Hannah by Simon Lane
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Saturday, August 14, 1982. I have come to Duncan Hannah’s apartment in the Upper West Side. I have met him once before, briefly. He appears to be a man attuned to the inevitability of eclecticism in the modern artist.

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