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For 25 Years, The Stranger Has Spoken the Sexy, Unruly Visual Language of Art Itself

For 25 Years, The Stranger Has Spoken the Sexy, Unruly Visual Language of Art Itself by Jen Graves E llen Forney's first Stranger cover was also her first big break. It was 1993. Using a brush on thick bristol paper, she painted a portrait of relaxation, liberation, and cool: two friends chilling and smoking in the bubble bath next to the cat licking its butt. Carefully, she carried the painting to the upstairs of the Wallingford house acting as the "office" of the paper.
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