Tuesday, April 24, 2012

In the News: Articles on the "Modern Cartoonist" Monograph & Exhibition

Jack Black approved.
With the recent release of the monograph and the opening of the exhibition there's been a lot of news… Here's a roundup:

newpapers and other major media:

The Atlantic: Dan Clowes, Author of 'Ghost World,' Has One Rule for Writing Dialogue - An interview by Steven Heller with image gallery.

The Huffington Post: 'Modern Cartoonist: The Art of Daniel Clowes' at The Oakland Museum of California - Article on the exhibition with image gallery.

The Huffington Post: The Art of Daniel Clowes - The editor of the monograph shares some background on the project. Includes image gallery.

KQED: Working Process Revealed: Original Art by Cartoonist Daniel Clowes - A great write up on the exhibition by Sarah Hotchkiss. 

The New York Times: Humanity’s Discomfort, Punctured with a Pen – An in-depth feature written by Carol Kino with photos and video.

Oakland Tribune: Oakland Cartoonist Daniel Clowes goes from Underdog to Top Dog - Article on the exhibition with interview. 

Publisher's Weekly: Daniel Clowes on his New Exhibition and Monograph and Lee Marvin – Interview by Casey Burchby.

San Francisco Chronicle: Daniel Clowes' Cartoons Drip with Vengeful Satire - A short article on the exhibition.

Los Angeles Times: Daniel Clowes brings 25 years of faces, fetishes to Meltdown - Interview and image gallery.


Esquire: The List, 6 Things We’re Looking Forward To This Spring  - The book ranks #1, not bad. I hope they liked it.

Hi-Fructose: The Art of Daniel Clowes at the Oakland Museum of California - A short article on the exhibition with a nice set of photos.

Wonderland: Dark Arts - The writer posts scans of her article in the print magazine.

photo: Tamara Palmer
weeklies and other local media:

Amoeba Records: Daniel Clowes's Long Overdue Career Retrospective "Modern Cartoonist" Opens At OMCA This Weekend - Billy Jam writes about the exhibition and book.

The Daily Californian: Daniel Clowes exhibit showcases art of influential graphic novelist - Exhibiton report.

Diablo: Meet: Daniel Clowes - In depth article on exhibition and monograph with interview. Also, Follow-Up Question with Cartoonist Daniel Clowes.

Milwaukee Express: Ghost World Chronicles - Review of the book.

Oakland Art Enthusiast: Modern Cartoonist: The Art of Daniel Clowes at the Oakland Museum of California - Exhibition report with photo gallery.

The Oakland Standard: Ink Stud - Random bits including a scrolling timeline of the artist's career.

SF Weekly: Head to Oakland -- Cartoonist Daniel Clowes Launches His First Museum Exhibition - Short article on the exhibition plus photos of the gallery and the artist's studio. 

photo: Christopher King
book and comics industry reviews:

Amazon - Various customer reviews.  
D&Q bookstore - Nice photo gallery preview of the book. 
Paul Gravett - Scroll about 2/3 down for review.

photo: Shannon Cottrell

Book People Blog: Daniel Clowes - The True Mr. Wonderful - Book review.

It’s Nice That: The witty realism and trenchant cool of Daniel Clowes' comics in a survey at OMCA - Article on the exhibition and image gallery. 

Kelly Green Blog: Modern Cartoonist: The Art of Daniel Clowes - Exhibition report with a nice set of photos. 

Meltdown: Celebrating Enid Nite with 'Ghost World' Creator Daniel Clowes  - Interviews, a write-up on the book release event, and a great set of photos including Enid cosplay nite as well as links to videos.

Wings Art: The Art of Daniel Clowes; Modern Cartoonist – The Book Review - Book review with nice set of preview photos.

tv, radio & other multimedia:

Audio Book Summaries - An audio book summary read by robot... strange.

Culture File: With the launch of the new book…  - An interesting podcast with words on Clowes's work from Irish cartoonists. 

The New York Times: The Cartoonist's Goal - 4 minute feature with the artist in his studio.