Art

A Dream Library: The Art of David Slebodnick

November 12, 2015

Youngstown, Ohio-based artist David Slebodnick pulls pages out of children’s books from dream libraries. When encountering these works one has the sense of holding a bound volume of them, accompanied by verse or some fabulous narrative to mark the borders between the wakeful day and sleep.

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The Bus Drawings: A 9/11 Survivor’s Diary

December 4, 2014

9/11 survivor Thomas Haddad’s wildly diverse and phantasmagorical artworks have the mythic detailing of a tarot deck, and a sense of the grotesque that invokes underground comics, Ralph Steadman and Gerald Scarfe.

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Rock Fantasia at the Nebula Awards

October 11, 2014

Fabulist art director Adam Myers’ “Rock Fantasia” illustrations were inspired by rock ‘n’ roll lyrics written by authors Michael Moorcock and John Shirley. They were produced in a limited print edition for the 2013 and 2014 Nebula Awards Weekend conventioneer book bags.

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Goblins from the Dustbin

June 19, 2013

Whimsical … crafty … creepy … “not traditionally pretty”: Mixed-media sculptor Gail Trunick assembles her uniquely affecting creations from the detritus of the world, finding humanoid shapes and stories in life’s neglected corners.

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SUBJECT: Dragon Bones

April 17, 2013

“Dear Charles; The codices become more exciting every day. This one should be of special interest to you in that it fits in with some of your previous theories. Apparent translation is as follows … ”
So begins a scholarly missive from a researcher at work in the reaches of Patagonia.

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Confluence: Five Landscapes

July 11, 2010

In the urban interior, street art sprouts amid authoritarian architecture like weeds through cracks in concrete, parks and gardens grow wild around the artifacts and intent of designed landscapes, non-native palms are as exotic and meaningless as public-art abstractions. Yet their confluence is exactly where we live. These are digital captures of large-scale, double-exposed analogue […]

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