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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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Curating Comics Canons: Daniel Clowes and Art Spiegelman’s Private Museums

Curating Comics Canons: Daniel Clowes and Art Spiegelman’s Private Museums

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(p.324) Curating Comics Canons: Daniel Clowes and Art Spiegelman’s Private Museums
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Comic Art in Museums
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Benoit Crucifix

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University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.003.0039

This chapter includes a 2017 essay by Belgian comics scholar Benoit Crucifix examining two artist curated shows celebrating their own comics heroes and influences: Eye of the Cartoonist: Daniel Clowes’s Selections from Comics History (Wexner Center in collaboration with the Billy Ireland, 2014) and  Le Musée prive d’Art Spiegelman, a selection from Spiegelman’s own collection, accompanied Co-Mix, a major retrospective of his work at the 2012 Angoulême International Comics Festival. This chapter discusses the relationship between museum and archive, cultural role of curator, comics canon, and individual’s comics history. Images: 3 exhibition photos

Keywords:   Angoulême International Comics Festival, Artist curated shows, Museum and archive, Role of curator, Comics canon

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