krazy! the delirious world of anime + comics + video games + art
 
krazy! the delirious world of anime + comics + video games + art krazy! the delirious world of anime + comics + video games + art
aug 05, 2008

krazy! the delirious world of anime + comics + video games + art

‘the place promised in our early days’ by makoto shinkai, 2004 (comix wave, inc., 2004 90 minute dvd) © makoto shinkai/comix wave

krazy! the delirious world of anime + comics + video games + art

may 17 to september 7, 2008 the vancouver art gallery vancouver, canada

‘krazy!’ is the first major exhibition to look at comics, animated cartoons, anime, manga, graphic novels, computer/video games and visual art all in one show. the exhibit manages to cover this wide range of disciplines while also spanning over 100 years of art making. it is important to note that most of the pieces included in the show would not traditionally be classified as high art. ‘krazy!’ makes attempts to prove that although these art forms may have once been considered ‘low art’, their impact on popular culture in the 20th and 21st century is equally as profound, if not more so, than traditional art. hundreds of examples of original sketches, notes, concept drawings, 3-d models and publications have been assembled for this show. ‘krazy!’ was co-curated by bruce grenville, tim johnson, kiyoshi kusumi, art spiegelman, seth, will wright and toshiya ueno, while atelier bow bow served as the exhibition designers.

http://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca

l: ‘corpse on the imjin’ by harvey kurtzman, 1952 (final drawing) courtesy of william m. gaines, agent, inc. photo by robert wedemeyer r: ‘corpse on the imjin’ by harvey kurtzman, 1952 (as published in two-fisted tales #25, ec publications, february ,1952) courtesy of william m. gaines, agent, inc. photo by trevor mills, vancouver art gallery

‘spore’ screen shot and creature render by will wright (video game developed by maxis and published by electronic arts, 2008) spore™  © 2006 electronic arts inc.

l:‘seth’ by geroge sprott (chapter 13 – published in the new york times magazine, january 7, 2007) photo courtesy of drawn and quarterly r:‘seth’ by geroge sprott (production rough drawing) photo by trevor mills, vancouver art gallery

‘afro samurai’ by takashi okazaki, 2008 © takashi okazaki, gonzo

‘boulevard of broken dreams’ by kim deitch, 1991 (pencil on paper) photo by trevor mills, vancouver art gallery

l: louis riel: a comic strip biography ‘ by chester brown, 2003 (page 163, published by drawn and quarterly, 2003) © chester brown, 2002 r: ‘maus’ by art spiegelman, 1972 (page 1, final drawing) photo by trevor mills, vancouver art gallery

‘no title (true crime comics)’ & ‘no title (not a hippie)’ by raymond pettibon, 1982 courtesy regen projects, los angeles, ca photo by trevor mills, vancouver art gallery

‘vicki! i–i thought i heard your voice!’ by roy lichtenstein, 1964 © estate of roy lichtenstein/ sodrac (2008) photo by eduardo calderon

‘the wrong trousers’ by nick park, 1993 (aardman animations, dvd 30 minutes) © 2007 aardman animations ltd. ‘pure trance: kaori the nurse’ by junko mizuno, 2007 (produced by kidrobot, 2007) © junko mizuno, 2007

‘black & white 1’ cover by taiyou matsumoto, 1994 (published by shugakukan, 1994 © shogakukan / matsumoto taiyou, 1994

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