Published on March 2, 2009
Beyond High & Low: How Comic Art & Museums Learned to Co-exist Presented by Kim Munson, PCA/ACA national conference 2009 Text © 2009 Kim Munson, artwork shown for academic purposes only. All rights to artwork remain with their respective owners.
Friction between 3 art world factions . VS VS The truth is that the whole early era of Pop art was built on the notion of comic books as junk, not as art. It had more to do with the way that Marcel Duchamp saw urinals. Art Spiegelman Modernists Jackson Pollock in his studio around 1949 Pop Artists Andy Warhol’s Brillo Box, 1964 Comic Artists R. Crumb cartoon, 1969
The Comic Art Show: Cartoons and Painting in Popular Culture Whitney Museum of American Art (Downtown), NY, 1983 Andy Warhol (1928-1987). Dick Tracy , 1960. Cassein on Canvas, 70 1/8” x 52 1/2.” Collection of Robert Rauschenberg. Art Spiegelman (1948- ), Two Fisted Painters , 1980. First show by a New York museum to show comic art and fine art as equals. Curated by John Carlin, who will later curate Masters of American Comics . Positively reviewed by the New York Times.
First show by a New York
museum to show comic art
and fine art as equals.
Curated by John Carlin, who
will later curate Masters of
American Comics .
Positively reviewed by the
New York Times.
High & Low: Modern Art, Popular Culture MoMA, 1990 VS . Social Art history and new direction VS. Formal Modernism & Alfred Barr legacy.
Examples of the minimalist works of Ellsworth Kelly Fragmentation and the Single Form MoMA, 1990 A sign of the death of Modernism?
Sample Comparison from High & Low Dog Barking at the Moon , 1926 Joan Miró, (1893 – 1983) Oil on canvas 28 3/4 x 36 1/4 inches Krazy Kat , 1926. George Herriman, (1880 – 1944)
Dynamics Of Scale Heroic VS Narrative Normal size comic book by R. Crumb.
Need for expert interpretation VS stories understood by all readers. Robert Rauschenberg. White Painting (Three Panel), 1951 oil on canvas 72 in. x 108 in. Collection SFMOMA Purchased through a gift of Phyllis Wattis 98.308.A-C ) Gary Larson. New Brain. Cartoon, 1996 From A Far Side Collection: Last Chapter or Worse.
Comic Artists Protest! Spiegelman “review” in ArtForum , 1990.
Masters of American Comics Los Angeles, 2005 The 15 “masters” were the above plus Winsor McCay, Lyonel Feininger, George Herriman, E.C. Segar , Frank King, Chester Gould, Milton Caniff, Charles Schulz, Will Eisner, Jack Kirby, Harvey Kurtzman and R. Crumb. Art Spiegelman Gary Panter Chris Ware
Tezuka: Marvel of Manga Exhibition strategies from the Asian Art Museum. Display strategies such as framing together an entire sequence, showing finished printed covers as would be seen by the general public, and blowing up art to show detail help the museum visitor understand the work in its narrative context. Photos by Jennifer Alpeche
Exhibitions . Go to first current exhibition. 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 January; February; March ... © 2016 – Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium.
The Fine Art Of Comics AUG 22, 2011. From left, Gary Panter, ... Spiegelman, and Ware discussed how art school, museums, and criticism shaped their careers.
2009-2010. THROUGHOUT 2010 ... JULY 25, 2009 Haywood Community ... competition sponsored by the Josefina Niggli Celebration Committee and the Fine Art ...
Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art Festival 2009. ... An incredible weekend of comic and cartoon art exhibitors, panels, lectures, sketches, autographs, ...
Exhibitions. The Cartoon Art Museum exhibits pieces that represent the history, ... and processes underlying the art forms of cartoons, comics, digital ...
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Today at the MFA; Tickets. Ticketing Policies; Shop; Press. ... Working at the Museum. Open Staff Positions; Benefits ...
Comic art on display at the ... the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium organize an exhibition of original drawings by the artist Ben Gijsemans, a ...
... at the British Museum. ... British Museum adventure. 5 November 2009 ... the British Museum. Manga is a Japanese comic book art form which ...
© Zurich 11/2006 Fine Art Museum - UK v6.doc 2 of 15 Company title Policy year: Policy number: ...
Leaders at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi aren’t sure which of the works are authentic and which are copies commissioned to ... 2009 ...