From the modern to the post-postmodern.
Author Archive: Marguerite Van Cook
The disturbing sublimity of drawing 10,000 communists.
For readers there is an agreement to relinquish part of our civilized nature when we agree to look at a comic.
Even if hypothetically Lee originated characters, I would argue that where there is no previous model then the artist creates the image and reifies a concept. If there is no model to work from, then one must create the original figure, which henceforth will become that model.
Text by Wallace Stevens; Art by Marguerite Van Cook
The sublime, the beautiful, landscape, gender, and comics.
The traffic moved swiftly on the West Side Highway past the busy shipping lanes of the Hudson River on a bright day in November 2009. The memory of commerce and trade once dependent on the port traffic, hangs on in the refurbished warehouses and lofts, which now house the Chelsea Galleries and remind one of [...]