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my favorite painting

My favorite painting from my recent visit to the Whitney Museum was Edward Ruscha’s The Old Tool and Die Building (2004). I love it’s graphic composition, subtle color palette, & clever use of typography. Rusha commented on the decline of

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crumb-y

August 30, 1943 is the birthday of Robert Crumb, premiere cartoonist of the “Underground” movement of the sixties. His characters include Fritz the Cat, Mr Natural, and “Keep on Trucking’” While Crumb’s drawing style was cute and “retro”, his stories often devolved into

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