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CCS grads at Comic Arts Brooklyn

Comics Art Brooklyn is on November 2 at the Pratt Activities Resource Center in Brooklyn. Not only can you go to talks by greats like Gary Panter (Songy of Paradise, Fantagraphics, 2017) and Charles Burns (Last Look, Pantheon Graphics, 2016), who will be talking about drawing as a way of thinking; or Chris Ware (Building Stories, Pantheon Graphics, 2012) in conversation with Francoise Mouly (publisher of Toon Books) and Art Spiegelman (Maus, Pantheon Graphics, 1986). You can these CCS students and grads exhibiting!:

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Next Up Visiting Artist: Art Spiegelman

Mice from Maus by Art Spiegelman

Art Spiegelman is presenting at the Pulp Culture Comics Arts Festival & Symposium. He almost single-handedly brought comic books out of the toy closet and onto the literature shelves. In 1992, he won the Pulitzer Prize for his masterful Holocaust narrative Maus—which portrayed Jews as mice and Nazis as cats. Maus II continued the remarkable story of his parents’ survival of the Nazi regime and their lives later in America. His comics are best known for their shifting graphic styles, their formal complexity, and controversial content.

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Cartoon Studies Commencement Ceremony with guest speaker, Françoise Mouly

The Center for Cartoon Studies 2011 Commencement Ceremony
with guest speaker, Françoise Mouly, founder of RAW and TOON Books and art editor at The New Yorker

Saturday, May 14, 11 am

Northern Stage at the Briggs Opera House
White River Junction, Vermont

Thesis Exhibition Opening Reception immediately following, CCS Gallery, Colodny Building.

Free and open to the public. Thesis Exhibition runs Monday-Saturday 10am-2pm through Saturday, June 11.

Françoise Mouly joined The New Yorker as art editor in 1993. She has been the publisher and editorial director of TOON Books since its launch in 2008. Mouly founded Raw Books & Graphics in 1977 and was publisher for 15 years. Starting in 1980, Mouly was the founder, publisher and designer of the pioneering avant-garde comics anthology RAW, which she co-edited along with her husband, cartoonist Art Spiegelman. RAW first brought acclaim to artists such as Charles Burns, Sue Coe, Gary Panter, Chris Ware, Lorenzo Mattotti, Joost Swarte, Xavier Mariscal, and many others. It is also the magazine where Maus, Spiegelman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning comic book on the Holocaust, was first published.

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Tags: Art Spiegelman, Cartoon Studies, Commencement, drawing, Francoise, Maus, Mouly, RAW, The New Yorker, TOON Books