From the Underground to Genesis
ISBN10: 1684051096 ISBN13: 9781684051090 Publisher: Idea & Design Works Llc Published: Jan 23 2018 Pages: 202 Weight: 3.58lbs. Height: 12.75" Width: 9.75" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
The Modern Art Museum of the City of Paris presents a premier retrospective exhibition on one of the greatest illustrators of the past fifty years: Robert Crumb. A unique look at the life and work of underground comix pioneer R. Crumb, who represents a mythical figure in American counter-culture. In 2012 Crumb had his first comprehensive museum retrospective at the Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris. Created to accompany the exhibit, this hefty volume spans almost fifty years of Crumb's career, and includes over 700 drawings and more than 200 comix magazines and covers, plus another 200 previousuly unpublished or unseen color illustrations. Context is provided by texts from Jean-Luc Fromental, Sébastien Gokalp, Fabrice Hergott, Todd Hignite, Jean-Pierre Mercier and Joann Sfar.