Keith Mayerson article

Been hard at work writing this article about one of SVA’s favorite teachers, Keith Mayerson. Here’s an early bit as I hack through the transcript “I’m on the ‘Have my cake and eat it too’ plan, where you can have content, make work that’s about something, but unlike post-modernity where they were worried that beauty would seduce you to put your brains in a bag and not think about…

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Ball Point Boxers

WHAT IS GOING ON HERE? The Backstory In 1950, LIFE Magazine published photos from an event dubbed “Ball Point Bathing Suits”… a racy cocktail party / fashion show at which popular strip cartoonists were invited to draw all over models in white swimtanks.  The photos were brought to our attention in 2009, courtesy of the Beat.  (“The Happiest Cartoonist of All Time,” original article.) “All that’s missing is a…

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