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Comic Art in Museums$
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Kim A. Munson

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781496828118

Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2021

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.001.0001

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In Our Own Image, After Our Likeness

In Our Own Image, After Our Likeness

(p.308) In Our Own Image, After Our Likeness
Comic Art in Museums

Charles Hatfield

University Press of Mississippi

This chapter includes a 2010 article by author, scholar, and California State University Northridge professor, Charles Hatfield, recollecting his experience viewing the R. Crumb’s Book of Genesis exhibition at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles and providing in-depth analysis of Crumb’s Genesis book. This chapter discusses narrative in exhibitions, exhibition design, comparison of Crumb’s work with illustrations by Basil Wolverton, Picture Stories from the BibleThe Picture Bible, and DeMille’s film The Ten Commandments. Images: Hammer exhibition photo, comparative panels from Crumb and Wolverton.

Keywords:   R. Crumb, R. Crumb’s Book of Genesis, Exhibition design, Basil Wolverton, The Ten Commandments Film

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