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Music Man Makes Art

by Noah Dillon
I like David Yow and I like his bands: Scratch Acid and The Jesus Lizard. They always had great cover art, particularly those with paintings by Malcolm Bucknall. Yow's solo show at Fuse proves he not only had a good eye for art, but is quite adept at making it too. Yow has been professionally retouching photos at least since the end of The Jesus Lizard and his skill is evident. Using a combination of photography, drawing, and digital alteration he has produced a series of creepy, cartoonish portraits. Distended anatomies and horrific textures blend together, forming graveled tongues and puffy,... [more]
Posted by Noah Dillon on 8/28/11