Ara Peterson - Seems Books

People Around Here, Jason Polan

28 pages
Saddle stitch
Offset printing
10.5" x 15"
Edition 500 copies

People Around Here, by Jason Polan

Opening Reception: Tursday August 9th 6-9pm
Show: August 9th - September 2nd, 2012
Ace Hotel NYC
(gallery space located in the lobby)
20 West 29th Street
New York, NY

Seems would also like to express thanks to the Ace Hotel for their gracious support that helped make this book possible.

About Jason Polan

Jason Polan was born in Michigan and currently lives and works in New York. He has exhibited work throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. Polan is a member of The 53rd Street Biological Society and the founder of Taco Bell Drawing Club. His work has been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Metropolis Magazine, and McSweeney's Quarterly, among others. Currently, Polan is working on a weekly column with The New York Times called Things I Saw. Polan has also drawn every piece of art in the Museum Of Modern Art twice.

About the Book

People Around Here is an exhibition of drawings by Jason Polan. It is a component of Polan’s larger project Every Person in New York, where he is attempting to draw every person in New York. Here, he is focusing on the area around Broadway and 29th Street. His work is a witty examination of human nature on a grand scale.