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“FINGUS APOCALYPTICON” Gallery Show / Art from the Post-Apocalyptic Imagination of BOB FINGERMAN

BOB FINGERMAN GALLERY SHOW OPENING: 6/12/2014

Thu, June 12, 8pm – 10pm GMT-04:00 • Art on A Gallery and Shop 24 Avenue A, New York, New York 10009

I’m happy to announce my first commercial gallery show is happening in June. FINGUS APOCALYPTICON, a collection of irradiated art, will be on show (and all for sale) at Art on A Gallery in downtown New York City. Featuring art from my web series of the same name and from my post-apocalyptic graphic novel FROM THE ASHES, come on down and visit my merry mutants in the (sometimes scaly) flesh.

Opening reception on Thursday, June 12th, at 8PM. Join the artist to chat, look at art, eat some grub and drink some wine and beer.

“FINGUS APOCALYPTICON”
Art from the Post-Apocalyptic Imagination of
BOB FINGERMAN

ALL ORIGINAL ARTWORK – Framed & for Sale!
OPENING RECEPTION 8PM

Food & Spirits!
Food provided by Three of Cups
Afterparty at Three of Cups Lounge

Preview Gallery Here:
http://www.artonagallery.com/artists/fingerman/fingerman.html

“Fingerman is a brilliant satirist, artist and mind.”
-Trey Parker, South Park; The Book of Mormon

Bob Fingerman is the award-winning creator of such critically acclaimed graphic novels as Beg the Question, White Like She and Recess Pieces, as well as the novel Bottomfeeder. In Bottomfeeder, Fingerman took on the vampire genre, tossing away the typical gothic and romantic trappings in favor of portraying the down to earth story of a working class Queens-bred vampire. In Recess Pieces, he whipped up a bloody maelstrom of adorable moppets and the living dead set within the confines of a school. With the satirical From the Ashes, Fingerman coined the phrase “speculative memoir,” and pitted himself and his wife, Michele, against the post-apocalyptic ruins of the world.

In 2013, under the auspices of longtime fan and creator of The Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman, Fingerman’s signature work in comics, Minimum Wage, was collected in the coffee table book Maximum Minimum Wage, spurring him to return to Minimum Wage as an ongoing series from Image.

It is Fingerman’s borderline obsession with things post-apocalyptic that lead him to create the art featured in this show, Fingus Apocalypticon, primarily featuring a host of cuddly mutants and original art from From the Ashes.

Show runs 6 weeks.
CLOSING RECEPTION JULY 24TH. 8pm

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