Art Retros


Backwards story about nothing (really)

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The Joker Card (The clown of ages)

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The Twisted Gothic World of a Modern American Comic Book Artist

Feast thine eyes on these macabre depictions of characters, including some from his MAZSCARA comic series.

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Looking Back at Cindy Sherman

All hail the retrospective! It seems as though New York City has been home to more blockbuster retrospectives within the past year than ever. This summer, the work of the American Abstract Expressionist Willem de Kooning filled the entire sixth floor of the Museum of Modern Art in a grandiose, spectacular examination of the artist’s seventy-year career.

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Long Live Viking Wardrums! Beowulf Is Back In Action

Over the years, the publication of new versions of the epic of Beowulf has led to much captivating artwork.

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Art Retros: Kawanabe Kyōsai's Visions of Hell

Art Retros: Kawanabe Kyōsai’s Visions of Hell

Prolific Meiji-period artist Kawanabe Kyōsai (1831-1889) is well-known in the West for these darkly humorous illustrations.

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Neo-Dandy Aaron Smith’s Beardos Go Coast To Coast

The flashiness and modern style of his painting is funneled beautifully through his appropriation of 19th Century portraiture.

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Jacques Callot 17th century printmaker

Was Jacques Callot A Zoucher Before His Time?!

This is the first time we've ran a piece on a Baroque era printmaker.

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{Exhibit} Sexual Differences: Queerness and Masculinity

{Exhibit} Sexual Differences: Queerness and Masculinity

Gallerywest’s latest exhibit featured paintings and photographs from Randal Fedje, a Saskatchewan-born artist now residing in Toronto.

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The Original Batman Comic Book

Some scans of original Batman comic book art proofs by original Batman artist/creator Bob Kane.

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