Year: 2008



The Business of Art: A Conversation with Jenny Dubnau

Jenny Dubnau sees the act of portrait-painting as making fictions of sorts, though she seeks to get as close to the truth as she can in her unflinchingly realist work. She’s been called “brave” for paintings that she’s made, particularly her meticulous renderings of her own facial “flaws”; moles, nose shine, and blood-shot, tired eyes.…

The Business of Art: A Conversation with Poster Boy

Suzan Sherman: An aspect of your work that I especially appreciate is that you’re not applying anything new to the subway ads that you work with, such as paint or Magic marker. Except for your razor blade, you use what’s there. But because of this your mashups can at first be deceiving. One can do a…