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Anders Nilsen Vacant Lot Journal

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PRODUCT: Anders Nilsen Vacant Lot Journal
SIZE: Approximately 6" x 8.25"
MATERIALS: Hardcover
DESIGNER: Anders Nilsen × MCA Chicago
An MCA exclusive! This 100-page, unlined hardcover journal with a ribbon bookmark was designed with artist, Anders Nilsen, for the Chicago Comics: 1960s to Now exhibition. Anders Nilsen uses sensitive, detailed linework to ask metaphysical and philosophical questions. His drawings of an empty lot not only diagrams the history of the place, but also make us aware of how some spaces hole absence. 

Anders Nilsen, Anatomy of a Vacant Lot, 2010-11. Ink on board; 25 x 35 in. Courtesy of the artist.

Anders Nilsen (he/him/his) is the artist and author of ten books including Big Questions, The End, and Poetry is Useless as well as the coloring book A Walk in Eden. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Poetry Magazine, Kramer's Ergot, Pitchfork, Medium and elsewhere. His comics have been translated into several languages overseas and his painting and drawing have been exhibited internationally. Nilsen's work has received three Ignatz awards as well as the Lynd Ward Prize for the Graphic Novel and Big Questions was listed as a New York Times Notable Book in 2011. Nilsen grew up in Minneapolis and Northern New Hampshire. He studied art in New Mexico and lived in Chicago for over a decade. He currently lives in Los Angeles.
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