Friday, April 21, 2017

Expressionistic St. Nick: Garrett Price Proposed New Yorker Cover Art

Garrett Price's unconventional cover proposal for the New Yorker presents a Santa Claus with modernist elements of Fauvism and German Expressionism. Perhaps it's reminiscent of the style of Franz Marc. He has written apre below his signature suggesting he has modeled his rendering after a particular artist, but whom?

Garrett Price, proposed New Yorker Christmas cover art

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Garrett Price's signature
Apre whom?

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Garrett Price, proposed New Yorker Christmas cover art

April 22, 2017 Update:  Andy Broome tweeted this yesterday:
https://twitter.com/broomewithaview/status/855585225811922944



Note:  Can anyone identify Garrett Price's specific model for this work, if indeed there was one?


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