Whatsa Paintoonist?

by Jerry Moriarty
Whatsa Paintoonist?
  • ISBN-13: 9781683960331
  • Author(s): Jerry Moriarty
  • Subject: Graphic novels
  • Publisher: Fantagraphics
  • Imprint: Fantagraphics
  • Publication Date: 05-10-2017
  • Format: h/b

Availability: In stock

£21.99
At the age of 76, the painter/cartoonist Jerry Moriarty moved from his studio loft in Manhattan, where he lived and worked for 49 years, to his childhood home in Binghamton, New York, where he lived from the age of six until he went to Pratt Institute at 18. The artist uses this as an opportunity to interrogate his past via the act of painting as a mnemonic. A masterpiece of concision, remembrance, imagination and artistry, imbued with the love of life.
About the book

At the age of 76, the painter/cartoonist Jerry Moriarty moved from his studio loft in Manhattan, where he lived and worked for 49 years, to his childhood home in Binghamton, New York, where he lived from the age of six until he went to Pratt Institute at 18. The artist uses this as an opportunity to interrogate his past via the act of painting as a mnemonic. A masterpiece of concision, remembrance, imagination and artistry, imbued with the love of life.