BY Libby Zay in General on Aug 18, 2009 |
Do your favorite art forms get downgraded to ''craft''? From sewing to horror flicks, many of our beloved pursuits are condemned by the masses as passe or campy. Comics are no exception to this rule of kitsch; often mixed with romance novels and Ring Pops in the grocery store checkout lane--a catchall for our culture's most ''tacky'' items--only the daring pore over their contents in the public eye.
An exhibit in Columbus, Ohio titled ''This Is ... Read More
BY Sarah J. in General on Jul 20, 2009 |
Miriam Libicki is a United States-born Jewish comics artist who packed up and moved to Israel to join the IDF, despite being rather ill-suited to the soldiering life. She has since relocated to Canada and created an autobiographical comic book, jobnik! about her experiences, as well as created several drawn essays in which she takes a critical look at comics, art, Israel, sex and sexuality, and of course, being Jewish.
I met Libicki at New York's MoCCA ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Artsy on Jul 03, 2009 |
Maggie Heinze is a fairy-princess from Queens, NYC. She documents her excursions into sherbet-colored dimensions with sweeping line-work, obsessive stippling and liberal use of bubbles. She is currently lending her talents to help build and decorate a gypsy caravan made of found, industrial parts. A project headed located in the wilderness of Long Island and headed up by internationally recognized master printer, Dan Welden . Like any proper Irish ... Read More
BY Susan in Artsy on Jun 25, 2009 |
If you love reading and making zines as much as I do, then stop by the NYC Zine Fest this weekend at the Brooklyn Lyceum. I will be having a table on both days selling my zines (for a dollar!) and some specialty items for 5 bucks and up. You can also buys some Free Danger zines online too as well as at Cinders , Printed Matter and Dessert Island .
It will be totally worth your while to stop by especially since there is free admission! Read more about what's ... Read More
BY Emily Rems in Artsy on Jun 23, 2009 |
On Thursday night, our fave N.Y.C. nightlife impresario Murray Hill will be recording his comedy album down the street from BUST HQ at Comix, and you better believe I'll be there! Here's the deets below from the man himself - use the VIP code to snag some discount tix!:
MURRAY HILL - COMEDY ALBUM TAPING!
THURSDAY, JUNE 25 at 7:30 and 9:30pm
at COMIX, 353 West 14th St. NYC
ONE SHOWBIZ LEGEND. ONE UNFORGETTABLE NIGHT.
NEW SHTICK! NEW SONGS! NEW ... Read More