Just as blueprints serve as the foundation for building projects, so do crisp and certain black and white drawings. Add in patchwork patterns and the composition can literally vibrate. This is the case with two very different styles of art. Olga Nenahzivina’s latest work from her show, From the Edge of Vladivostok, at the Mimi Ferzt Gallery, merges Russian and Japanese narratives for beautifully etched compositions. Exploring busy and intricate from a cartoon perspective, this space monster from the editorial pages of TimeOut NY by Michael Townsend gives the viewer a playful illustrative approach.