The Museum of Modern Art invites you to (re) discover the art world of Robert Crumb, the reference iconic cons-American culture.
The Museum of Modern Art invites you to (re) discover the art world of Robert Crumb, the reference iconic cons-American culture. The exhibition, built around the obsessions of the artist, will introduce this designer, illustrator of cruelty and corrosive humor and a stripper. "Crumb, From Underground to Genesis." April 13 to August 19.
The Pope's Underground
Born in 1943 in Philadelphia, Robert Crumb, the father of Fritz the Cat, cat lecher (1959) and Mister Natural, Cynic Guru (1967) has revolutionized comics by leveraging the popularity of the anti-hero, a symbol the ""against-Culture"" American.
Appeared for the first time in France in 1970, Robert Crumb's drawings have messed the world of comics. The self-deprecating sarcastic ¬ of the author, it is his own person he draws, magnified graph will be an overabundance of the hallmarks of Crumb's drawings: his fantasies, in general, and his irrepressible taste for oversized women, he submits to his whims the most shifted.
Built around the obsessions of the artist - love, sex, women - the exhibition features over 700 drawings, underground journals, sketchbooks., As well as numerous album covers illutrées by artist.
The projection of the extraordinary documentary "Crumb" by Terry Zwigoff (Grand Prize Sundance Film Festival 1995) provide an overview of what was his "childhood in a family marginal neurotic 'ill-being of a" boy without seduction, weird, a little unbalanced and asocial. " Later he says, "When I started, the comic was despised by all, today she came to the museum, and me too. I wonder if this is not an exaggeration. My life is a series of paradoxes, and this is what made her so uncomfortable. "
To appear in the margin of exposure
"Cream Crumb". Best of the best boards of the designer, with a river maintenance.
DVD box set collector "CRUMB" with the cult film of T. Zwigoff, an exclusive interview and a special "R.Crumb and music". Dice 13 April 2012.
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"Crumb, From Underground to Genesis"
April 13 to August 19
Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 to 18
Thursday evenings until 22h
Closed Mondays and holidays
Full price: 8€
Reduced price: 6 € (more than 60 years, teachers, unemployed, large families)
Half price: 4€ (14-26 years + young Rmiste)