Raymond Pettibon brings a raw, aggressive visual voice to his works, and clearly knows how to draw when he needs to

By Peter Plagans

NEW YORK---Pee-Chee folders, I was surprised to find, are still sold in stationery stores. When I was in high school back in the antediluvian age, these paper carriers of quite a limited amount of homework were the choice of the cooler guys dressed in narrow jeans and white shirts (with packs of Lucky Strikes showing through the pocket to irritate the faculty), who didn’t want to be seen toting around those nerdy leather book bags. I liked them because of the cheesy brush-and-ink drawings—of football players,... [link]