Tag: Sue Coe

Sue Coe’s incisive political art

Activist and graphic artist Sue Coe has been producing some fierce political art for The Nation magazine. Last year, I wrote about a solo exhibition of hers at Long Island City’s MoMA PS1 that encompassed prints, newspaper illustrations, large-scale collage works, and more aimed at a number of ills, each demonstrative of the social reform element long at the center of Coe’s work. Visit her archive at The Nation.

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Image © 2019 Sue Coe via The Nation. Visit Sue Coe’s website.

Profit before all life

In the late 1980s, British comics artist and graphic illustrator Sue Coe began to visit slaughterhouses in America, Canada, and in England, documenting in sketchbooks the systemic horrors that she witnessed at those facilities.