Tony Fitzpatrick’s gallows humor

The other night I revisited the Hector Babenco film Ironweed, based on William Kennedy’s 1984 novel about Francis Phelan, a one-time baseball pitcher turned alcoholic drifter who returns to his hometown. The movie reminded me of Tony Fitzpatrick’s latest series of collages based on hobo legend and lore, and then, today, Tony sent a note … read more… “Tony Fitzpatrick’s gallows humor”

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