Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Richard McGuire and Cartoon Polymaths

Friday, February 18, 2011 7:00 p.m.

"Richard McGuire, whose work is featured in the Cartoon Polymaths exhibit, has pursued an extraordinary multidisciplinary career. He is the founding bassist of the seminal no wave band Liquid Liquid, the author of several groundbreaking comics, the illustrator of numerous ingenious New Yorker covers, and the director and designer of the animated short Micro-Loup and the closing segment for the animated anthology film Fear(s) of the Dark. McGuire discusses his career and answers questions in this spotlight event."

"This event is in association with an exhibit Bill Kartalopoulos curated at the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons the New School for Design called "Cartoon Polymaths," which is about artists whose work proceeds from a cartoon sensibility to embrace multiple media. Artists in the show are Winsor McCay, Tony Sarg, Saul Steinberg, Mariscal, Richard McGuire, and Paper Rad. There's also a specially commissioned 2-page full color comic by Kevin Huizenga in the free exhibit booklet on the subject of the show."

Some more info about the exhibit here:

The exhibit runs through April 15.