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Yayoi Kusama Gets Her First Graphic Novel Biography

Good Morning 🌞 Today, major artists are helping to get out the vote, an excerpt from the first graphi
Sep 15, 2020 • View in browser
Good Morning 🌞 Today, major artists are helping to get out the vote, an excerpt from the first graphic novel biography of Yayoi Kusama, we review an online show of paintings by Charles Garabedian, some cheeky animal photos, and what’s happening at MICA in Baltimore?
– Hrag Vartanian, editor-in-chief

An Excerpt from "Kusama: The Graphic Novel"
Kusama: The Graphic Novel by Elisa Macellari (image courtesy Laurence King Publishing)
Kusama: The Graphic Novel by Elisa Macellari (image courtesy Laurence King Publishing)
A new illustrated biography of Yayoi Kusama is out this month, and we’ve published short excerpt. Written and illustrated by Elisa Macellari, Kusama: The Graphic Novel follows the artist’s life, from her challenging childhood in Japan to her skyrocketing rise to fame around the world.
In Other News
Kamrooz Aram, Sanford Biggers, Leidy Churchman, Guerrilla Girls, and Jenny Holzer are among 60+ artists creating a digital library of voting advocacy visuals for a new initiative launched by the nonprofit Vote.org.
Citing “deeply systemic issues,” MICA faculty have withdrawn their support of the school’s president, provost, and other senior administrators.
Kranitz Roland, “O sole mio” (2020), Hungary (image courtesy of  the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2020)
Kranitz Roland, “O sole mio” (2020), Hungary (image courtesy of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2020)
We compiled the cheekiest photos from the 2020 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards. Enjoy.
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