About the Book
Catalog of drawings for Jamie Adams' paris dream'n show at Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO, January 2011
In 2003 the Philip Slein Gallery was opened on Washington Avenue in downtown St. Louis by co-owners Philip Slein and Tom Bussmann. Committed to showing the kind of work they like, by both regional and national artists, Phil and Tom share an interest in the new figurative artists from New York, the old figurative artists from Chicago, local regionalists, underground comic book artists, etc. Despite having a reputation for showing edgy figurative artists like Jamie Adams, Phyllis Bramson, Tony Fitzpatrick, Catherine Howe, Tom Huck, Fred Stonehouse; regionalists like Joe Jones, Joseph Vorst and Arthur Osver; underground artists like R. Crumb, Gary Panter and Frank Stack; the Philip Slein Gallery is committed to showing the best painting, drawing, printmaking, photography and sculpture regardless of style.