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Charles Burns Black Hole, Cover #7 (4)

Charles Burns

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“I wasn’t great at sports, I didn’t have a flamboyant personality, but I could draw.”

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Charles Burns, “Fear(s) of the Dark/Peur(s) du noir.” (2007) WARNING: Graphic Content.

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Charles Burns, “Altoids Commercial.” (2005)

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Images courtesy of Adam Baumgold Gallery and are subject to copyright. © Charles Burns.

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