About the Book
This variety issue features works by leading and emerging figurative painters in themed collections curated by Elizabeth Barden (Ties That Bind), Lauren Peterson (The ’60s), Veronica Winters (Beyond Realism), Jacques Bodin (Abstract Realism), and Melissa Hefferlin (Contemporary Coded Messages). Over forty works are displayed alongside curator commentary and compelling poetry shepherded by editor Joshua Gray. Cover artist: Dáire Lynch. Interior works by: Marcus Callum, Hilary Clarcq, Alan Coulson, Tiffany Dae, Shannon Fannin, Melanie Furtado, Irene Georgopoulou, Arina Gordienko, Primary Hughes, John Hyland, Margaret Ingles, Tanya Isaacson, JuliAnne Jonker, Viktoria Kalaichi, Francien Krieg, Jesse Lane, Junyi Liu, Alicia Londos, Dáire Lynch, Yvonne Melchers, Jan Anders Nelson, Michael Newberry, Amy Ordoveza, Laurence O’Toole, Sybiline, Byron Taylor, Michael Taylor, Anna Toberman, Brooke Walker, Daggi Wallace, Conor Walton, and Anne-Marie Zanetti. Poetry from: Felice Arenas, Michael Ball, Frederick Bridger, Dawn Cunningham, Edward Fontaine, Jeannine Hall Gailey, Robin Gow, Andrew LaFleche, Dawn Leas, Eric Roller, Paulina Sicius, Michele Wolf, and Nicole Yurcaba.