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Gift of Hal Foster, 1966-1970, 1972.

Bad New Days: Art, Criticism, Emergency

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Hal Foster's Tarzan looking a bit fem.

Hal Foster's new book comes off as a litlle bit menacing, according to Jason Farrago, reviewing for the . With the allusion to Roosevelt's well-known phrase leading the charge, Foster menaces and critiques his way to a convincing argument that "'image-making and space-shaping' have become part of one continuous field ... and that might not be such a good thing."

Hal Foster's new book comes off as a litlle bit menacing, according to Jason Farrago, reviewing for the . With the allusion to Roosevelt's well-known phrase leading the charge, Foster menaces and critiques his way to a convincing argument that "'image-making and space-shaping' have become part of one continuous field ... and that might not be such a good thing."

Prince Valiant by Hal Foster

Hal Foster
Foster at his drawingboard, 1962.
Born Harold Rudolf Foster
(1892-08-16)August 16, 1892[1]
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Died July 25, 1982(1982-07-25) (aged 89)
Spring Hill, Florida
Area(s) Writer, Artist
Notable works
Prince Valiant, Tarzan

The Pictorial Arts - Hal Foster - Prince Valiant panel - 1940's

Writing in , Stephan Walker, a Senior Lecture in the Architecture Department at the University of Sheffield, praises Hal Foster's for addressing itself to a 'wide audience', but criticises its tendency to perpetuate a 'highly institutional and geographically delimited discourse, with New York the implicit centre,' and failing to include detailed discussion of artists currently working collaboratively.

Writing in , Stephan Walker, a Senior Lecture in the Architecture Department at the University of Sheffield, praises Hal Foster's for addressing itself to a 'wide audience', but criticises its tendency to perpetuate a 'highly institutional and geographically delimited discourse, with New York the implicit centre,' and failing to include detailed discussion of artists currently working collaboratively.