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Art and culture site Hyperallergic is home to several ongoing comics by an array of up and comers. One of them is Lauren Purje, an art school graduate whose clean-lined comics are a humorous look at the art world and the aspiring fine artist.

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Purje’s popular strip was just collected by Top Shelf in You Might Be An Artist If . Available now at stores at festivals nation wide.

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Purje’s sense of humor is gentle not savage – this is no Art School Confidential, even if it covers much of the same territory. But the observations are just as dead on.

 

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At her website, another side of Purje’s art