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The Artwork of Daniel Clowes: Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Daniel Clowes at Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) June 29th, 2013 - October 13th, 2013
Posted 7/6/13
Daniel Clowes’ career trajectory has had a weird sort of herky-jerky-ness to it. When he started out making comics in the 1980’s, his narratives were amorphous and meandering, at times borrowing from the Surreal, with paranoid/delusional plotlines and violent, and sexually perverse, graphic imagery. This was married to his early drawings which were highly restrained; in the press walk through of his current exhibition, “Modern Cartoonist: the Art of Daniel Clowes,” on view... [more]
San Francisco, June 2012:  "Is that a comic book you're reading?" I'm sitting on an AC Transit bus in Oakland, reading a collection of Daniel Clowes' early short-story comics. I nod at the elderly gentleman and he seems pleased. "Good for you!" he says, "what kind of comic is it?" I look down. The panel I happen to be reading at the moment depicts a baseball player holding his own giant dick in lieu of a bat, part of a larger strip about the sublimated, homoerotic ritualism of professiona... [more]
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