1 Senaste redigerad av GoogaMooga (2009-11-07 22:15:25)

Tråd: Ivan Brunetti redigerer graphic fiction antologier

Ivan Brunetti kender I sikkert godt, og det er altid sjovt at se, hvad sådan en sjover kan finde på at putte i tegneserie antologier:

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An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, and True Stories: Volume 2 (Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, & True Stories) (Hardcover)
~ Mr. Ivan Brunetti (Editor)

amazon.com review:

Product Description
Comic art is a vital, highly personal art form in which change—rapid and unpredictable—is the norm. In this exciting new anthology, comic artist Ivan Brunetti focuses on very recent works by contemporary artists engaged in this world of change. These outstanding cartoonists, selected by Brunetti for their graphic sophistication and literary style, are both expanding and transforming the vocabulary of their genre.

The book presents contemporary art comics produced by 75 artists, along with some classic comic strips and other related fine art and historical materials. Brunetti arranges the book to reflect the creative process itself, connecting stories and art to each other in surprising ways: nonlinear, elliptical, sometimes whimsical, even poetic. He emphasizes continuity from piece to piece, weaving themes and motifs throughout the volume.

As gorgeously produced as Brunetti’s previous anthology of graphic fiction, this book does full justice to the creative work of Art Spiegelman, Chris Ware, Charles Burns, Gary Panter, and the other prominent or emerging comic artists who are currently at work at the cutting edge of their medium.

(20080701)

Book Description
Ivan Brunetti presents an exciting new anthology focusing on some of the most original comic artists working today. Featuring creations by Art Spiegelman, Chris Ware, and dozens of other prominent or emerging artists, the book shows how today’s cartoonists are expanding and transforming the genre.
About the Author
Ivan Brunetti teaches at Columbia College Chicago and the University of Chicago. He has published four issues in his comic book series Schizo; two collections of cartoons, Haw! and Hee!; and numerous comics and illustrations for magazines ranging from the New Yorker to Mother Jones and the Comics Journal. He lives in Chicago.

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An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, and True Stories (Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, & True Stories, Volume 1) (Hardcover)
~ Mr. Ivan Brunetti (Editor)

amazon.com review:

Review
"Brunetti''s specific interests in the classic gag cartoon and the artists included here expand the dialogue started in Chris Ware''s anthology in fruitful ways."-Art Spiegelman (Art Spiegelman 20080901)

"Brunetti has compiled an impressive `greatest hits' collection. . . . A perfect book for a neophyte."-Chris Mautner, The Patriot-News (Chris Mautner The Patriot-News )

"Great Caesar''s Ghost, this is one of the most stunning-and smartly assembled-anthologies I''ve ever seen."-Eric Reynolds, Fantagraphics Books (Eric Reynolds Fantagraphics Books )

Product Description
Comic artist Ivan Brunetti, the creator of Schizo, offers a best-of anthology of contemporary art comics, along with some classic comic strips and other historical materials that have retained a “modern” sensibility. As with Chris Ware’s selections for his best-selling McSweeney’s anthology, Brunetti’s choices make for a highly personal book (“my criteria were simple: these are comics that I savor and often revisit”) that serves as a broad historical overview of the medium and a round-up of some of today’s best and most interesting North American comic artists. Included here are works from such well-known artists as Robert Crumb, Kim Deitch, Art Spiegelman, Chris Ware, Ben Katchor, Charles Burns, Gary Panter, Seth, Phoebe Gloeckner, Daniel Clowes, Lynda Barry, Joe Sacco, and Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez, as well as many other pioneers whose names may be less familiar.
Brunetti offers selections from the works of more than seventy-five avant-garde comic artists.  His selections are arranged by genre and grouped thematically. Luxuriously produced and printed in four-color throughout, the book is a must-have for collectors, aficionados, readers of comics, and those generally interested in cutting-edge art and literature.
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About the Author
Ivan Brunetti is the creator of the comic Schizo, published by Fantagraphics, of which four issues have appeared. In 2005, he curated The Cartoonist's Eye, an exhibit of 75 artists' work, for the A+D Gallery of Columbia College Chicago. He lives in Chicago.

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