Mark Ryden came to preeminence in the 1990’s during a time when many artists, critics and collectors were quietly championing a return to the art of painting. With his masterful technique and disquieting content, Ryden quickly became one of the leaders of this movement on the West Coast.
Bio from her website:
I’m an illustrator and print maker with a love for nature and folklore. I’m half Finnish and half English. I spent many summers throughout my childhood in Paltaniemi, a village in Finland, swimming and fishing in Oulujarvi and exploring the forests. I also travelled to La
A MacArthur-certified genius, George Saunders explores, through his fiction and non-fiction, the commonplace perversities, absurdities, and disarmingly naïve sweetness that undergirds much of American society. He is one of the few contemporary writers who has gained distinction both for the acuity