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Fear and Painting

David Perry's Hunter S. Thompson (2007).Image courtesy of the artist and James Fuentes, New York.

In a boozy, peyote-induced, psychedelic haze, the late Hunter Thompson might have considered David Perry's expressionistic portrait true to life. After the jump: Jessica Simpson does Jessica Lynch, and Bono barks into the artist's ear. These works and others are up at Chinatown's James Fuentes gallery through October 21. —Rachel Wolff

CaptionImage courtesy of the artist and James Fuentes, New York.