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The Ambient Influence of Art Exhibit Posters
One of the most gratifying things about the exhibit I had of my 20 Lines drawings a few years ago was the chance to have my very own art exhibit poster. Imagining it hanging on strangers’ walls inspired me to write this short essay on the role posters play in our lives.
A Year in Philadelphia
The new school year seems like a good moment to post about my new life here in the city of brotherly love.
My thoughts on the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attacks on January 7 2015 and how my children were affected.
2013 Wrap-up and Checklist
a recent portrait in Angoulême by Gert Jan Pos 2013 was a busy year for me and mostly a very satisfying one. I traveled all over Europe, visited the US, got knighted (really!) and made a lot of comics and drawings.
Angoulême: report #2
Let me start this post by reassuring those of you who read my first report from Angoulême that things are going much better for me now, and I thank those of you that sent notes (or made comments) of encouragement. I didn’t want to wallow in negativity but I did want to share frankly the […]
Angoulême: first report
“So, are you scared?”
All the art on my studio wall, spring 2011
A self-portrait in the form of all the art hanging on my studio wall in 2011.
Belles Étrangères, the documentary
Back in November 2009 I was invited to France to tour with 11 other American authors for a few weeks as guests of an annual festival called Belles Étrangères. (I blogged about it here and here.) Part of the program was a documentary they filmed about all of us in the US during the summer […]
Status Report, summer 2010
While I almost forget at times amidst the teaching, parenting, textbook writing, translating, and book editing–I am, in fact, a cartoonist. And sometimes I work on my comics. Here’s an overview of what’s cooking (slowly, at very low heat, like a succulent pork shoulder).