So much of Jack Micheline's work is great that it almost feels like a lie to speak of it. He remains a problematic, adorable, and to the very end indefinable artist. This is not loose praise.
In an introduction to the new Micheline collection One of a Kind (Ugly Duckling Press, 155 pages, $15), editor Julien Poirier asks, "Why does literature consider Jack Micheline a joke if it considers him at all? Read more »