Juxtapoz // Monday, February 23, 2015
Ben Tolman creates densely rendered ink drawings depicting multi-tiered dramas of urban life. Reflecting on patterns of behavior within our constructed environments, he explores a wider view of the extraordinary systems that shape our society.
Erotica // Wednesday, July 11, 2012
'If Ben Tolman’s artistic progeny populated our terrestrial world, he’d be an emperor. His ink drawings sprawl within a busy stretch of tightly-packed figures, cities stacked with viny organisms and machines staffed by soulful monsters. It’s a mythology for a universe without clear answers, but his visual tales, while perplexing, are insistently inviting.'