Cartoon America exhibit opens at Library of Congress

Last September Aaron posted a notice that a new exhibit was opening at the Library of Congress called Cartoon America. The exhibit officially opened yesterday and features the artowrk of Thomas Nast, Rube Goldberg, Bill Mauldin, Patrick Oliphant, Winsor McCay, George Herriman, Chic Young, Milt Caniff, Charles Schulz, Lynn Johnston, Peter Arno, William Steig, Al Hirschfeld, David Levine along with animation drawings and cels from Walt Disney Productions and Hanna-Barbera.

There is also a companion book called, “Cartoon America: Comic Art in the Library of Congress” that will be published and will include reprints of many of the cartoons in the exhibition.