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  • Gary Panter

    Dunn and Brown Contemporary

    Gary Panter is probably best known as the chief production designer for the cult ’80s TV show Pee-wee’s Playhouse. But to a different group of fans, he’s a major artist of the punk second generation of underground comics. His weird, free-associative graphic narratives have been published in books and magazines ranging from the influential comics journal RAW to Riddim, a Japanese reggae fanzine in which the artist’s captions go untranslated (why bother, since they make little sense anyway?).

    Panter’s recent show at Dunn and Brown Contemporary included acrylic paintings on canvas, works on paper,

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