Name: David Mazzucchelli
Date(s): June 6, 2009
Description: Sounds and Pauses
The Comics of David Mazzucchelli
May 19 – August 23
Opening Reception Saturday, June 6th, 7-9pm
In celebration of the release of his highly-anticipated book, Asterios Polyp, the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art is pleased to present David Mazzucchelli’s first retrospective exhibition in the U.S. Mazzucchelli’s career encompasses early groundbreaking work in Daredevil and Batman: Year One; idiosyncratic short stories in his self-published anthology, Rubber Blanket, and elsewhere; the graphic novel adaptation of City of Glass; and his new graphic novel. For over 25 years, Mazzucchelli has distinguished himself with articulate storytelling and emotive drawings in service to comics in a variety of genres. Sounds and Pauses: The Comics of David Mazzucchelli presents over 80 original comic pages, drawings, prepatory sketches and covers from the artist’s archives, allowing an invaluable look at Mazzucchelli’s artistic journey.
The exhibition is curated by Dan Nadel.
Supprt for MoCCA and Sounds and Pauses: The Comics of David Mazzucchelli comes from Pantheon Books, Picturebox, the Will and Ann Eisner Foundation, and the members of MoCCA.
Location: Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, 594 Broadway, Suite 401, New York, NY 10012