Jason Polan

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Jason Polan (born 1982 in Franklin, Michigan) is an American artist who currently lives and works in New York, NY. Polan's illustrations have been published in The New Yorker,[1] The New York Times,[2] Metropolis Magazine,[3] and Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly Concern,[4] among others.

Other examples of recent projects include: the Every Piece Of Art in The Museum Of Modern Art Book,[5] a comic book for Jack Spade,[6] the Millard Fillmore $13 Bill (printed by Fritz Swanson at the Manchester Press),[7] and the "Every Person in New York" project.[8]

Jason Polan is also the founder of Taco Bell Drawing Club[9]


  1. ^ The New Yorker. March 6, 2006. http://www.newyorkerstore.com/Fitness/I-usually-do-two-hours-of-cardio-and-then-four-more-of-cardio-and-then-two-more-of-cardio/invt/129496
  2. ^ The New York Times, "Love the Concept. But Is It Art?" October 22, 2009. https://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/23/opinion/l23concept.html
  3. ^ Philip Nobel, "Designis Personae" - metropolismag.com, September 11, 2006.
  4. ^ McSweeney's Issue 30, March 3009.
  5. ^ Metropolis POV "Everybody Is a Star." by Mason Currey, March 26, 2008. http://www.metropolismag.com/pov/20080326/everybody-is-a-star-2
  6. ^ Racked New York. "Sunday Special: Jack Spade's Comic Book," by Cynthia Drescher, August 3, 2008. http://racked.com/archives/2008/08/03/sunday_special_jack_spades_comic_book.php
  7. ^ Printeresting.org "No really, EVERYBODY’s printin’ money" by RL Tillman, October 12, 2008. http://www.printeresting.org/2008/10/12/no-really-everybodys-printin-money/
  8. ^ The New York Times City Room. "Artist Reaches Milestone, Measured One Person at a Time," by JUSTIN G. SULLIVAN, December 3, 2009. http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/12/03/jason-polan-draft/#comment-577361
  9. ^ Whose Fault Is That, Interview of Rich Jacobs and Jason Polan by David Cole, December 16, 2008. http://www.whosefaultisthat.net/2009/01/jason-polan/

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