Artist Jay Batlle: World’s Best Doodler?

Jay Batlle’s A Tender Celebration (2007).Image courtesy of the artist, Saatchi Online, and Sara Tecchia Roma, 
New York.

Charles Saatchi’s trendsetting army of the artistically inclined have long tracked emerging artists on the ever-expanding Saatchi Online, and through next week, Chelsea gallery Sara Tecchia Roma has installed a selection of the blog’s best and brightest discoveries. Take Jay Batlle’s Times-based doodle, A Tender Celebration. All of us doodle, but not all of us do so in the form of Géricault’s Raft of Medusa. Not too shabby. —Rachel Wolff

In Two Minutes 2008 96 x 78 x 2 in. Private Collection, NYC
A Tender Celebration 2008 96 x 78 x 2 in.