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Throughout his 25-year occupation, replacement cartoonist/screenwriter Daniel Clowes has continually been sooner than creative and cultural events. within the overdue Nineteen Eighties his groundbreaking comedian publication sequence Eightball outlined indie tradition with wit, venom, or even a bit sympathy. With every one successive photo novel (Ghost World, David Boring, Ice Haven, Wilson, Mister Wonderful ), Clowes has been praised for his emotionally compelling narratives that reimagine the ways in which tales will be informed in comics. The paintings of Daniel Clowes: sleek Cartoonist is the 1st monograph in this award-winning, New York Times–bestselling author, compiled along with his entire cooperation. It contains all of Clowes’s best-known illustrations in addition to infrequent and formerly unpublished paintings, all reproduced from the unique artwork, and in addition comprises essays by means of famous members reminiscent of clothier Chip Kidd and cartoonist Chris Ware.

Praise for The artwork of Daniel Clowes:

"Even in case you are now not an avid reader of [Clowes’s] books and strips (your loss), this quantity will attract and entertain." —The Atlantic

"The genuine promoting aspect of Modern Cartoonist is the paintings . . . a few of which [has] been little-seen even via die-hard Clowes fans." —A.V. Club

“This first-class retrospective of his paintings from the past due Nineteen Eighties onward, edited by way of Alvin Buenaventura, showcases his visible presents and constantly evolving type; his appealing early stuff appears not anything like his attractive later stuff.” —Newsday
“A excellent introduction.”

“One of the best cartoonists of the previous numerous a long time ultimately will get his due.” —The Washington Post

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Indd 181 11/11/2011 15:00 182 THE artwork OF DANIEL CLOWES Clowes_final_r2. indd 182 10/11/2011 10:05 Art for Happiness motion picture poster, 1998 glossy CARTOONIST Clowes_final_r2. indd 183 183 10/11/2011 10:05 Elvis Costello representation for the hot Yorker, June 14, 1993 representation for the unconventional I. through Stephen Dixon, 2002 backside LEFT Unpublished Tiny Tim representation for CD disguise, 1999 backside correct Unpublished Patton Oswalt representation for television pilot large Nerds, 2000 contrary unique artwork for an Orson Welles representation in seek advice from Her: Interviews by way of Kristine McKenna, 2004 most sensible LEFT best correct 184 THE paintings OF DANIEL CLOWES Clowes_final_r2. indd 184 11/11/2011 10:20 MODERN CARTOONIST Clowes_final_r2. indd 185 185 11/11/2011 10:20 186 THE paintings OF DANIEL CLOWES Clowes_final_r2. indd 186 10/11/2011 10:07 Robot representation for the hot Yorker, November 27, 2000 Unpublished Glenn Beck representation, 2010 most sensible correct Paperback hide for Prisoner of X through Allan MacDonell, 2006 backside LEFT Barack Obama representation for Newsweek, January 27, 2009 backside correct unique paintings for a Peter Bagge representation, Spin, September 1993 contrary most sensible LEFT smooth CARTOONIST Clowes_final_r2. indd 187 187 10/11/2011 10:07 188 THE artwork OF DANIEL CLOWES Clowes_final_r2. indd 188 11/11/2011 15:01 Original artwork for unpublished invoice Murray representation, 2010 unique unused artwork for Bizzaro Comics (DC Comics), conceal, 2001 best correct initial cartoon for the recent Yorker representation, aspect, 2002 heart correct Sigmund Freud e-book plate, c. 2002 backside correct unique unused artwork for R. Crumb representation, 1994 contrary LEFT glossy CARTOONIST Clowes_final_r2. indd 189 189 11/11/2011 16:01 OK SODA In 1994 Coca-Cola test-marketed a drink with the deliberately bland identify of okay Soda. Coke enlisted indie cartoonists like Clowes and Charles Burns to create paintings for his or her sarcastically named “beverage” (the quote marks are Coke’s). the corporate was hoping that the paintings might make the syrupy soda beautiful to disaffected Gen Xers. It didn’t. A 12 months later, okay was once long gone. yet a few reliable got here from this company mistake. For a short time in a handful of yank towns, Clowes’s paintings haunted comfort shops and supermarkets. His pics of alienated citizens—one secretly modeled after Charles Manson—adorned cans, bottles, posters, coolers, and merchandising machines, summoning the thirsty patron. Clowes_final_r2. indd one hundred ninety 12/11/2011 13:13 Original paintings for okay Soda, 1994 okay Soda bottle and cans (the Coca-Cola Company), 1994 heart LEFT unique unused artwork for okay Soda, 1994 backside LEFT initial drawings for okay Soda, 1994 best correct unique paintings for okay Soda, 1994 backside correct unique paintings for okay Soda, 1994 contrary most sensible LEFT glossy CARTOONIST Clowes_final_r2. indd 191 191 12/11/2011 13:13 Clowes_final_r2. indd 192 10/11/2011 10:08 “Sawdust,” whole tale, Kramers Ergot no. 7, 2008 LEFT AND FOLLOWING Clowes_final_r2. indd 193 10/11/2011 10:08 Clowes_final_r2.

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