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Drawing Now: Eight Propositions

3.86 of 5 stars 3.86  ·  rating details  ·  57 ratings  ·  3 reviews
From John Currin's old-master-style Playboy bunnies to Elizabeth Peyton's finde-siecle portraits; from Julie Mehretu's dizzying, multilayered architectural landscapes to Shahzia Sikander's multipatterned miniature ones; from Yoshitomo Nara's angry and enigmatic little girls to Kara Walker's stereotypical negresses; and from Barry McGee's caricatures of urban graffiti to Ma ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by Museum of Modern Art
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survey of contemporary drawing by the usual suspects: mehretu, murakami, nara, john currin, elizabeth peyton, kara walker, matthew ritchie, laura owens, barry mcgee. graham little's frederic leighton referencing color drenched "fashion" work was the only new discovery for me here.
Dec 30, 2013 Pat rated it 4 of 5 stars
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Nice anthology of contemporary drawing grouped by type. No great intellectual insight or discoveries but some good work.
a good precursor to Vitamin D
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