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Munro Galloway, “2018 Still on Fire” (2018), pen and gouache on paper, 9 x 12 inches (image courtesy of the artist)

I left the country for a week, taking a break from the 24-hour news cycle and its endless political, cultural, and environmental crises. When I came back I found an unfinished drawing with orange hair or orange flames (Washington, DC, or California?), and added some text to make it a New Year’s Card in the hope that 2018 will bring a measure of calm and stability. But for now everything is still on fire.

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Munro Galloway

Munro Galloway is an artist based in the Los Angeles area. He has had solo exhibitions at Studio 10 and Soloway in Brooklyn, and Murray Guy in New York, and is a co-editor of the ‘zine “Modern Pizza.” Munro is an Assistant Professor of...