“For me, it was more about the abstraction of all these images coming together and starting to develop a quasi-narrative.” When we last sat down with Bill Saylor, back in 2015 for a print feature on his work, it felt a little bit like Juxtapoz heresy to showcase purely abstracted paintings. But there was something in Saylor’s work that resonated as beautiful and genuine narrative, and in these stories, figurative elements emerged. In viewing an exhibition of his work, the paintings and sculptures almost bleed into each other, spilling from story to story. “(When) I was around five…. I used to lie on the floor and make drawings of my favorite comics.” That influence is still apparent in the works…

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