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INDIE VIEW: THE GRANDE ODALISQUE is the best kind of art appropriation

The Grande Odalisque By Jerome Mulot, Florent Ruppert, Bastien Vives Translated by Montana Kane Fantagraphics The word “badass” has become tiresome in its overuse, and more that’s the only word available to me to describe the primary attributes in The Grande Odalisque. Alex and Carole, best friends and adventurer criminals, have absorbed every meaning of […]

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INDIE VIEW: The playful pathos of KUSAMA: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL

Kusama: The Graphic Novel By Elisa Macellari Laurence King Publishing I have, in passing, encountered photos of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama and when “thats happened”, did wonder about them, but I admit to never putting in the effort to finding out more about who this colorfully-polka-dotted was. The internet is a cornucopia of attention-grabbing recreations, […]