Sunday, October 26, 2008

The Oedipus Cycle

The Oedipus Cycle, The New Yorker, November 3, 2008
A couple of weeks ago, The New Yorker sent me to see The Oedipus Cycle at the Pearl Theatre. I attempted some life drawing during the play, but the theater was too dark to draw anything coherent. Fortunately, there was time during the intermissions to sketch out thumbnails. It was a great show- I'd definitely recommend checking it out.

an unused sketch with an ink wash experiment

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Saturday, October 18, 2008

The Secret Origin of Captain Fish

© Jashar Awan, 2008

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Monday, October 13, 2008


"Katyn," The New Yorker, October 20, 2008

The Oscar nominated "Katyń" (2007) tells the story of the Katyn Forest massacre of Polish soldiers by the Russians during World War II. This is considered director Andrzej Wajda's most important film- his father was a victim of the massacre. A Wajda retrospective is being shown at Lincoln Center from Oct. 17 through Nov. 13.

Read more here.

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Tuesday, October 7, 2008