Artist Keith Jones Splits the Difference Between ‘Where’s Waldo’ and ‘The Road’


With the financial markets in chaos and pin-striped Jeremiahs appearing on cable TV to herald the End of Things As We Know Them, it can be easy to fall into daydreams of a full-on societal breakdown lurking around the corner. Just in time, Toronto-based artist Keith Jones has unveiled a series of drawings that brings out the playful side of the apocalypse, with Where's Waldo?–style scenes of colorful people driven to desperate acts in refuse-littered cityscapes. So where is Waldo? Probably holed up in his basement with stockpiled canned goods and a sawed-off Remington pump action. On view at Fuse Gallery through October 18.