Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Cartoonist As Artist, Part 5

Comics Worlds and Art Worlds Bart Beaty’s recent book,¬†Comics Versus Art, is a fascinating account of the relationship between comics and the fine arts, told through a series of case studies from the middle of the twentieth century to the … Continue reading

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The Cartoonist As Artist, Part 5

Comics Worlds and Art Worlds Bart Beaty’s recent book,¬†Comics Versus Art, is a fascinating account of the relationship between comics and the fine arts, told through a series of case studies from the middle of the twentieth century to the … Continue reading

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To say that comics, as we know the medium today, is an American artform, is not to deny the form’s antecedents in Europe, or the powerful examples of the form around the globe. The Blues is an American artform, even … Continue reading

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The Cartoonist as Artist, Part 4

Walt Kuhn, Cartoonist Walt Kuhn is perhaps even better remembered as a promoter of modern art than he is as an artist, which is understandable given how instrumental he was to the Armory Show of 1913. He helped to organize … Continue reading

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The Cartoonist as Artist, Part 4

Walt Kuhn, Cartoonist Walt Kuhn is perhaps even better remembered as a promoter of modern art than he is as an artist, which is understandable given how instrumental he was to the Armory Show of 1913. He helped to organize … Continue reading

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The Cartoonist as Artist, Part 3

Cartoonists in the Armory Show, 2: George Luks George Luks is remembered primarily for his work as a painter, and particularly for his involvement in the Ashcan School and as a member of “The Eight.” However, a recent monograph on … Continue reading

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The Cartoonist as Artist, Part 3

Cartoonists in the Armory Show, 2: George Luks George Luks is remembered primarily for his work as a painter, and particularly for his involvement in the Ashcan School and as a member of “The Eight.” However, a recent monograph on … Continue reading

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Book House Nancy

As part of the Powerpoint Unhinged challenge at THATCamp CHNM 2013, Matt Gold, Zach Coble and myself put together a presentation/performance based on a title by Matt Gold, “Book House: DH Publishing as Living Space.” It was a fun little … Continue reading

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