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Saul Steinberg – The Man and The Art

On the occasion of a new exhibition of Saul Steinberg’s drawings, Patterson Sims, the managing director of the Saul Steinberg Foundation, spoke with The New Yorker’s art editor, Françoise Mouly, and her husband, the graphic artist and writer Art Spiegelman.   “The View of the World from 9th Avenue” image via Conde Nast   Françoise: […]

Posted on: Jul 21, 2018,  Section: Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on Saul Steinberg – The Man and The Art

Underground Heroes: New York Transit in Comics

Underground Heroes: New York Transit in Comics New York Transit Museum Exhibit June 21, 2018 – January 6, 2019 The New York Transit Museum’s newest exhibition, Underground Heroes: New York Transit in Comics is a raucous ride through New York’s transit system from a range of visual storytellers and draws on satirical cartoons, comic strips and […]

Posted on: Jun 18, 2018,  Section: Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on Underground Heroes: New York Transit in Comics

Exhibit on William Randolph Hearst and influence on comics opens this weekend

From the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum: The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum will celebrate the centennial of King Features Syndicate with King of the Comics: William Randolph Hearst and 100 Years of King Features. This exhibit examines the role William Randolph Hearst played in the birth of newspaper comics and traces the […]

Posted on: Dec 10, 2014,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: 2 Comments

Florian Satzinger exhibit opens today

One of my favorite artists Florian Satzinger has an exhibit of his work in Austria that opens today. If you’re not familiar with Florian, check out his blog. Good luck with the exhibit, Florian.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2014,  Section: Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on Florian Satzinger exhibit opens today

Calvin and Hobbes Exhibition Catalogue coming in October

If you can’t get to the Bill Watterson exhibit at Billy Ireland Cartoon Museum at Ohio State University, consider buying Exploring Calvin and Hobbes: An Exhibition Catalogue. The catalogue will be released at the end of October. Exploring Calvin and Hobbes is the catalogue for an exhibit by the same name at the Billy Ireland […]

Posted on: Jul 21, 2014,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: 2 Comments

Interviewed: OSU’s Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum curator Caitiln McGurk

Gil Roth talks to Ohio State?s Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum’s Caitiln McGurk who curated “The Irresistible Force Meets the Immovable Object: A Richard Thompson Retrospective” You can listen to the podcast here. Caitiln McGurk, fresh off of curating her first exhibition at Ohio State?s Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, The Irresistible Force […]

Posted on: Apr 25, 2014,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on Interviewed: OSU’s Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum curator Caitiln McGurk

Watterson, Thompson exhibit opened last weekend

The much anticipated Bill Watterson, Richard Thompson twin exhibit opened last weekend at the Billy Ireland Library at Ohio State University. Curated by Jenny Robb and Caitlin McGurk, by all reports, it surpassed all expectations. The best play by play of the event came from Chris Sparks’s Facebook account. Since it’s not open to public, […]

Posted on: Mar 25, 2014,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: 4 Comments

Bill Watterson, Richard Thompson talk cartooning, influences, exhibit

This weekend is the opening of the Bill Watterson and Richard Thompson exhibit at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. Head curator Jenny Robb talks to Bill and curator Caitlin McGurk interviewed Richard about their art, influences, and the current state of comics. Excerpts below. Be sure to read the full interviews. And by […]

Posted on: Mar 20, 2014,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on Bill Watterson, Richard Thompson talk cartooning, influences, exhibit

Check this out: Andreas Englund photo-realistic paintings of an aged superhero

Swedish painter Andreas Englund is mostly known for his humorous photo-realistic paintings. His latest paintings are a candid look at an aged superhero. The old superhero in the mix ? by artist Andreas Englund from Andreas Englund on Vimeo.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2013,  Section: Exhibits, Illustration, Comments: Comments Off on Check this out: Andreas Englund photo-realistic paintings of an aged superhero

Exhibit: The Collection of Michael Maslin and Liza Donnelly

If you’re near New York City in the month of November and December, be sure to head over to the Society of Illustrators and check out the exhibit of original New Yorker cartons collected by Liza Donnelly and Michael Maslin who are also long-time New Yorker cartoonists. The exhibit runs October 29 through – December […]

Posted on: Oct 10, 2013,  Section: Exhibits, Magazine cartoons, Comments: 1 Comment

Cartoon Museum throws farewell party for MAD exhibit

The Cartoon Art Musuem in San Francisco is wrapping up its “What, Me Worry?” 60 Years of MAD Magazine exhibit in a couple of weeks. Giving it an appropriate send off. We’re celebrating and saying farewell to one of our most popular exhibits, “What, Me Worry?” 60 Years of MAD Magazine which ends September 16th. […]

Posted on: Aug 27, 2012,  Section: Exhibits, Museums, Comments: 2 Comments

Help Cartoon Art Museum fund Sketchtravel exhibit

What a great project. Hope the Cartoon Art Museum can raise what it needs to make the exhibit possible.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2012,  Section: Animation, Cartoons, Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: 1 Comment

Ronald Searle Remembered exhibit opens in London

An exhibit entitled “Ronald Searle Remembered” opens up in London today featuring more than 400 works by Ronald Searle. It includes some of the clandestine drawings he produced as an inmate of Changi Gaol, the notorious Japanese prisoner of war camp, Punch covers, such as the one above, plus book and magazine illustrations. St Trinian’s […]

Posted on: May 22, 2012,  Section: Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on Ronald Searle Remembered exhibit opens in London

Dueling Banjo blog becomes exhibit

The Dueling Banjo blog showcasing various illustrators drawing on the theme of “banjo playing pigs” will quickly become an exhibit. The exhibit will open at on April 1 and run through April 29 at the Terra Nova Gallery in Provo Utah. If you’ve participated on the blog visit the announcement or contact Stacy Curtis or […]

Posted on: Mar 21, 2011,  Section: Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on Dueling Banjo blog becomes exhibit

Ronald Searle’s private drawings now on display

The Cartoon Museum in London is now displaying private drawings created by Ronald Searle that he drew while his wife was battling cancer. In 1969, Monica was diagnosed with breast cancer and given only a few months to live. She was offered a course of what in those days was seen as an experimental form […]

Posted on: Feb 14, 2011,  Section: Exhibits, Comments: 2 Comments