» Nonsite Author: Daniel Worden
January 16th, 2015
Figure 5: C Comics 2 (1965).
Joe Brainard’s Grid, or, the Matter of Comics
By (University of New Mexico)

A comic that merely uses Nancy, rather than a painting that appropriates Nancy, does not seek to elevate its subject matter. Instead, as is so often the case with Brainard’s Nancy drawings and paintings, the point is to devalue painting, to turn painting into a valueless form, by folding painting into comics.

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