Posts Tagged ‘exhibitions’

Comics in gallery exhibitions

Comics are a narrative medium, akin to prose, film, and video, not to painting and illustration. Comics are made to be read. When you put up a grid of 16 pages on a wall, some too high to see clearly (and certainly not comfortably), you thwart the basic nature of comics. When you excerpt five random pages out of a 250-page story (probably because they’re the ones with nice big illustration-ey splash panels), you make it impossible to really experience the work. more

Images from an exhibition: Huntington Museum

Our exhibition at the Huntington Museum had a very teachable angle: since there was some more recent work of ours in the LitGraphic show, open at the same time, we went with an “early work” approach for this exhibition. more