Dan Nadel was born in Washington D.C. in 1976. He is the founder of PictureBox, a Grammy Award-winning publishing company that produced books and projects from 2000 to 2014. Dan has authored books including The Collected Hairy Who Publications, Art Out of Time: Unknown Comic Visionaries, 1900-1969, Gary Panter, Art in Time: Unknown Comic Book Adventures, 1940-1980, and co-authored (with Norman Hathaway) Electrical Banana: Masters of Psychedelic Art, and Dorothy and Otis: Designing the American Dream. Dan was the co-editor of The Comics Journal from 2011 through 2017, and has published essays and criticism in Art in America, the New York Review of Books, and Artforum. As a curator, he has mounted exhibitions including: “What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art: 1960 to the Present” in Providence and New York, “Victor Moscoso: Psychedelic Drawings, 1967-1982” in New York, “Return of the Repressed: Destroy All Monsters 1973-1977” in Los Angeles; “Karl Wirsum: Drawings 1967-1970” in New York; Suellen Rocca: Bare Shouldered Beauty in New York; the first major Jack Kirby retrospective, “The House that Jack Built” in Lucerne, Switzerland; “Macronauts” for the Athens 2007 Biennale in Greece; Jeremy Anderson: “Taking the World Apart is Easy, It is Getting it Back Together in an Acceptable Form That is Difficult” in Los Angeles; and The Passing of Time: Michael Hurson at Work, 1971-2001 in New York. He is a director at Karma, New York. 

A couple of good interviews: Art21 and Tablet.

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