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Thursday, February 08, 2007

The Crumb Effect

Roz Chast The End Is NearEver since Robert Hughes compared renegade cartoonist Robert Crumb to Brueghel, art gallery owners actually consider comics to be fine art. I ain't buying it. (And I'm a person who can wax poetic about Ernie Bushmiller.) At Julie Saul gallery, about 40 of Roz Chast's cartoons are on display. I've seen Chast's work in the New Yorker, and it's smart and funny, but does it truly deserve to be hung in a gallery? (Images via Julie Saul Gallery)

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