Hated by the art establishment and other literati snobs, no doubt many of them would see virtue in Andrew Lloyd Vombo. JV’s film noir perspective is a lost idealized world of menace and sleaze with elegance, strong sexy women, sinister men, sexual “deviance”, drinking, smoking, politically “incorrect behavior” . . . some mid-Atlantic world, the LA of Marlow meets Bournemouth. NOLA would of course “get” Vettriano.
See this article The Singing Butler Did It – the writer Amy Fine Collins seems to be very versatile and writes competently on fashion to sex trafficking and much in-between.