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Heroes, Villains and the American Zeitgeist

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Heroes
Heroes, Villains and the American Zeitgeist
Curated by: Lynne Thomas

116 Altgeld Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115
January 19th, 2010 - March 5th, 2010
Opening: January 21st, 2010 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.niu.edu/artmuseum
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Suburbs
EMAIL:  
hgreen2@niu.edu
PHONE:  
815-753-1936
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 5:00, Saturday 12:00 - 4:00
ARTS ORGANIZATION:  
NIU Art Museum
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
Northern Illinois University
TAGS:  
comic, Book, Art, pop
COST:  
free

DESCRIPTION

Lynne Thomas, Curator, Rare Books and Special Collections Northern Illinois University Libraries presents an examation of Comic Book art - chronologically and socialogically .  Beginning with the Golden Age, continuing through the Silver Age and up through the Modern Age, this exhibition traces Comic Book development including the rise of the Graphic Novel.  Heroes, Villains and the American Zeitgeist is part of our Pop Culture Exhibition Suite and will captivate you with the lively and engaging art and literary nuances of this popular medium.