In [Tomine's] illustrations, Edward Hopper-like situations--of dogs under disused railway bridges, or people on a street corner--take on a wry edge. (The Economist
Tomine explores New York's culture and its passing moments, asking us to reflect on the city's quirks and tenderness. (The New Yorker
About the Author
Adrian Tomine is the author of New York Drawings, Scenes from an Impending Marriage, Shortcomings, Summer Blonde, Sleepwalk, 32 Stories, and the comic book series Optic Nerve. He lives in New York.