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The Tall Trees of Paris by Matt Wagner Featured in the Toronto Star

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The Tall Trees of Paris by Matt Wagner Featured in the Toronto Star

  This past Sunday, The Toronto Star featured our upcoming title, The Tall Trees of Paris: 42 Independent Artists Share Their City and Their Work by Matt Wagner, in their Beautiful Books column.  Focusing on the work of artists featured in the book, entertainment reporter Ryan Porter asserts "Matt Wagner’s portrait of Parisian artists is part showcase of their eclectic work, part insider’s tour of the City of Lights." Well said! Read the full piece and view the image slideshow in the Toronto Star. Visit this page to pre-order The Tall Trees of Paris. The book will be released in the U.S. on...

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Five Women Artists To Watch This Year

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Five Women Artists To Watch This Year

Quick, name five artists. For most people with even a cursory arts education, five artists should come relatively easy. For those with a more intense fine arts education, you can probably name at least five artists just from one period in art history. Do you have your five? Okay, so how many of them are women? Probably none of them. As we celebrate Women’s History Month this March, we’re reminded of just how often the contributions of women get pushed to the background.   In an effort to bring the conversation back to the enormous contributions women have made to...

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We're Wearing a New Look!

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We're Wearing a New Look!

We’re thrilled to unveil a new look for the Overcup Press website.                   The redesign of our site guarantees a faster and better experience for our visitors—with its new user-friendly layout, it's now even easier for you to discover our books and take a peek inside, keep up on events and take advantage of limited edition packages for new titles. With more images for each and every book, whether you’re viewing on mobile, a tablet, or a desktop, you’ll be able to get a strong sense of what’s inside our books, like our...

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Hellion’s Second Annual Ema Show—Three Cities, Forty-One Artists

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Hellion’s Second Annual Ema Show—Three Cities, Forty-One Artists

Ema plaques are a ubiquitous sight in Japan. But what are they, exactly? These small wooden plaques are usually purchased at Shinto shrines. People buy them, add a wish or a prayer, and then hang them up on the shrine grounds, sending well wishes to the departed. Hellion Gallery curator, Matt Wagner, has taken the concept of ema plaques one step further with his annual art show featuring more than three dozen artists who repurpose the plaque format to create one-of-a-kind art pieces. This year, the art show will span three continents with shows in Tokyo; Portland, Oregon; and Paris. With 41 artists...

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