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The New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium Presents: Will Eisner

Jules Feiffer Honors Will Eisner at 100. A Will Eisner Week Event with Paul Levitz & Danny Fingeroth [Jules Feiffer will appear live via Skype.] Will Eisner (1917-2005) innovated and pioneered comics…

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Parsons Alum Robert Sikoryak featured in the NYTimes Art Section

Parsons Alum Robert Sikoryak featured in the NYTimes Art Section! Congratulations to Parsons Alum Robert Sikoryak for his NYTimes feature: An Artist Helps iTunes’ User Agreement Go Down Easy.  Since his time…

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The New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium Presents: Jonathan H. Grossman and Ellen Truxaw

Jonathan H. Grossman and Ellen Truxaw on A Duo of Nineteenth-Century Digital Art Projects (above) Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889, Basil: A Story of Modern Life, Publisher: J. Blackwood,  1856 The Crowd-Pleasing Cover…

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The New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium Presents: Tiger Moody

Tiger Moody on Shooting Dope, Noosing Rope, and Other Things the Funnies Learnt Me The harrowing true saga of one young delinquent’s quest for salvation within a box of lurid mildew. Tiger…

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Beyond Polar Bears & 350.org Presents Todd Lambrix

Beyond Polar Bears welcomes the stories of artist and beekeeper Todd Lambrix. Waxing on bees. ART© Todd Lambrix Join us for storytelling inspiration, creative writing, drawing and the taste of raw…

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The New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium Presents Mort Gerberg

Mort Gerberg on The Magazine Cartoon: Telling a Story in Only One Panel The magazine cartoon is said to be the most challenging to create of all the cartoon forms, because…

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The New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium Presents: Daniel Savage

Exploring rhythm in everyday life and finding obscure inspiration for animated films. Daniel Savage is an independent designer and animation director based in Brooklyn, NY. He has created projects such as…

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350.org Climate Change Project Presents Guy Billout

Beyond The Polar Bear welcomes Guy Billout Join us, as Guy Billout shares his work and process in storytelling for our second micro-workshop for the 350.org climate change project! Guy Billout is…

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The New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium Presents Zoe Beloff

A still from the film “A Model Family in a Model Home” Zoe Beloff will discuss her exhibition and book A World Redrawn inspired by unrealized film scenarios by the Soviet…

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The New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium Presents: Roman Muradov

To hell with narrative and self-expression! Instead: constraints and repetition (and repetition)! This talk sets Idleness against Inspiration, and namedrops an indecent number of French names in the process. Reader, attend!!…

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NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium Presents: Peter Burr

  Peter Burr will present and discuss his work over the past decade. Peter Burr is an artist from Brooklyn, New York, specializing in animation and installation. His work has been…

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The New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium – Spring 2017 Schedule of Events.


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Orion Martin on The Largest Comics Industry Ever: China’s Pulp Comics

Orion Martin on The Largest Comics Industry Ever: China’s Pulp Comics Beginning in Shanghai in the 1920s, a vibrant culture of mass produced comics developed in mainland China. These pocket-sized comics,…

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Dixon Place presents Carousel: Comics Performances and Picture Shows

Dixon Place presents Carousel Comics Performances and Picture Shows, Hosted by R. Sikoryak Presentations of graphic novels and gag cartoons, plus live drawing & music.  Featuring:
  Pénélope Bagieu
, Cynthia Kaplan, Asterios Kokkinos, Summer Pierre, Flash Rosenberg, Whit Taylor
, Kriota Willberg and more……

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The New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium Presents: Michael Tisserand

Michael Tisserand on “Birth of the Krazy: The Early Days of George Herriman and Krazy Kat.”   George Herriman’s biographer Michael Tisserand revisits the years when boxing, funny animals, and the…

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Closing Reception: Todd Lambrix | A Broken Taxonomy

Closing Reception: Todd Lambrix | A Broken Taxonomy LIU Humanities Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201 Please join us at the opening reception of A Broken Taxonomy Thursday night,…

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The New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium Presents: Cynthia Roman

Cynthia Roman on “Hogarthian Progresses in Eighteenth-Century Graphic Satire”   Sequential narration in satiric prints is most famously associated with the “modern moral subjects” of William Hogarth (1697–1764): Harlot’s Progress (1732), A Rake’s Progress(1735), Marriage…

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Parsons Illustration’s Ben Katchor & Gabriella D’Alessandro featured in The New York Times

Congratulations to Parson’s Illustration’s Ben Katchor and Gabriella D’Alessandro for being featured in The New York Times Weekend Arts Gift Guide. In the November 25th issue of The New York Times, class of…

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The New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium Presents: Warren Bernard

Two talks by Warren Bernard 1. Training The Armed Forces: The Work of Lt.  Robert Osborn and Sgt. Will Eisner Some of the first large scale institutional training utilizing comics was…

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The New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium Presents: Angela Stempel

Angela Stempel on Picturing Worlds: abstraction, rhythm and “reality” in animated spaces. In this presentation, Angela will present her works of experimental animation that explore abstract shapes, the dissolution of the…

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