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Greg "Craola" Simkins

The 41st volume of Hi-Fructose arrives in October on store shelves! Pre-order the issue here. This issue’s special 16-page glossy insert showcases cover artist, Greg "Craola" Simkins. Vol.41 features include the art of soft sculptures of John Casey, the gigantic drawings of Sergio Barrale, the cinematic photography of Gregory Crewdson, the sculptures of Crystal Morey, the other-worldly paintings of Smithe, the installations of Crystal Wagner, the dream-like paintings of Shang Chengxiang, and the beautiful sculptures of Gosia. Plus, multi-page reviews on Marion Pecks's career-spanning monograph, and a book review on the pin-hole photography of Bethany De Dorest. See more previews of Hi-Fructose Vol.41 here! You can also click here to subscribe to Hi-Fructose.
At first glance, Gregory Crewdson’s photographs are stills from eerie films with small American towns as backdrops. But these movies don’t actually exist. These tableaux, as Lynchian or Hitchcockian as they may seem, are single-frame narratives. Sometimes, the story is one of loneliness, even as multiple people share a room. Other times, there’s something more overly haunting and surreal at work, a moment of sustained horror that exists just after the climax of an arc.

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