R. Crumb From Undergrounds To Genesis Hardcover

R. Crumb From Undergrounds To Genesis Hardcover Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris presents a premiere retrospective exhibit on one of the greatest illustrators of the past fifty years Robert Crumb A founding pioneer of Underground comics he represents a mythical figure in American counter-culture His satirical stories tear down moral constraints and provide a sharp critique of society and its absurdities Robert Crumb is the quintessential underground artist His masterfully rendered comics and sketchbook drawings spanning nearly five decades markedly lacking in concession or self-censorship offer a profound cultural critique filtered through demanding psychological self-reflection Crumb’s art which pioneered the transformation of comics into an adult literary form addresses a plethora of personal and political themes within a multidimensional narrative framework The work starkly depicts sex violence and race among many other subjects offering revelatory insight into the human condition within the snarled jumble of a radically changing America He combines the keen critical voice of the master satirist with some of the most impressive draftsmanship seen in contemporary art and his work has proved endlessly insightful controversial and provocative About the Author Born in Philadelphia R Crumb is the author of numerous comic works and one of the pioneers of underground comics His books include Kafka The Complete Crumb Comics (17 volumes) The R Crumb Sketchbook (10 volumes) R Crumb Draws the Blues The Book of Mr Natural The Book of Genesis Illustrated by R Crumb and many more He lives in the south of France with his wife the artist Aline Kominsky-Crumb
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