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19 Famous Writers I've Spotted In New York City

I'm trying to draw every person in NYC.

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The following drawings are excerpted from Jason Polan's ongoing project (and new book) Every Person In New York:

1. Joyce Carol Oates at Strand Bookstore

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2. Judd Apatow at The Museum of Modern Art

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3. Zadie Smith on Greene Street

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4. Ron Padgett at The Kitchen

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5. Francine Prose at The Museum of Modern Art

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6. Joan Didion at Barnes & Noble in Union Square

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7. Louis C.K. on MacDougal Street

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8. Sofia Coppola at The Museum of Modern Art

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9. Jonathan Safran Foer at The Museum of Modern Art

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10. Reggie Watts in Etsy Store on Greene Street

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11. Alain de Botton at Cooper Union

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12. Anthony Bourdain at Metropolitan Pavillion

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13. Daniel Handler at The Museum of Modern Art

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14. Don DeLillo at The Museum of Modern Art

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15. Malcolm Gladwell on Prince Street

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16. David Sedaris on E. 2nd St.

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17. Paul Auster at Barnes & Noble in Union Square

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18. Adrian Tomine at Canal Street Post Office

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19. Ira Glass at The Symphony Space on Broadway and 95th St.

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Jason Polan is the creator of numerous projects including
Every Piece of Art in the Museum of Modern Art, An Entire Bag of Popcorn, and Every Person in the Phone Book. His art has been exhibited all over the United States, Europe, Africa, and Asia and has appeared in the New York Times, The New Yorker, The Believer, and ARTnews. Jason has created projects for Jack Spade, Warby Parker, Levi's, and The Ford Foundation and is a member of The 53rd Street Biological Society and The Taco Bell Drawing Club. Originally from Michigan, Jason now lives in New York City.

To learn more about Every Person in New York, click here.

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