Posts tagged “Art”

  • Seven Stories Press celebrates the release of The Graphic Canon Boxed Set with local contributing artists David Lasky, Colleen Frakes, Megan Kelso, Jeremy Eaton, Stan Shaw, and Roberta Gregory

    November 7, 2013

    November 7th at 7pm GCBoxSet
    The Seattle Public Library
    1000 Fourth Ave.
    Seattle, WA 98104

    Join local artists David Lasky, Colleen Frakes, Megan Kelso, Jeremy Eaton, Stan Shaw, and Roberta Gregory as they discuss their artistic careers and their contributions to the Graphic Canon anthology at the Seattle Public Library on November 7th at 7pm.

    THE GRAPHIC CANON is a one-of-a-kind, three-volume anthology of classic and contemporary world literature re-interpreted by comics artists and illustrators and edited by Russ Kick. Praised by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, The Daily Beast, Library Journal, BooklistKirkus, and a slew of comics and literary magazines, The Graphic Canon is a truly unique collection that showcases over 200 works of literature adapted by over 150 artists.

    The Graphic Canon Boxed Set (Nov. 5, 2013) includes Vol. 1: From The Epic of Gilgamesh to Shakespeare to Dangerous Liaisons, Vol.

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  • Fight the Power! Learn how to protest by looking at history

    September 27, 2013

    Fight the Power! Seven Stories Press

    Think the Occupy Movement had no impact in reining in Wall Street and calling attention to massive economic inequality? What would you have done differently? There’s no better way to become a more engaged protester (and citizen) than by looking at protest movements of the past. 

    Fight the Power!: A Visual History of Protest Among the English Speaking Peoples just released this week.

    In Fight the Power! authors Sean Michael Wilson and Benjamin Dickson team up with illustrators Hunt Emerson, John Spelling, and Adam Pasion to recreate the history that matters to the masses through a visually stunning and accessible art form. 

    From Dublin to Birmingham, from Nelson Mandela to Rosa Parks, Fight the Power! chronicles the protests of the English-speaking nations and shows how, slowly but surely, rights have been won and liberties have been protected by the people, for the people. Fight the Power! illuminates history through the struggles of the Luddites and Swig Riots of the early 1800s up to the Occupy movement, and shows the valuable connections among them.

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  • The Graphic Canon Volume 3: World literature through art and comics

    June 10, 2013

    The Graphic Canon Volume 3: World literature through art and comicsGCgalleryinvite
    Monday, June 10th @ 6pm
    The Grady Alexis Gallery – El Taller Latino Americano
    2710 Broadway, 3rd Fl. New York, NY


    Join Graphic Canon Volume Three contributors Benjamin Birdie, Shawn Cheng, Seymour Chwast, Chandra Free, Sandy Jimenez, Peter Kuper, Ellen Lidner, Rebecca Migdal, Robert Sikoryak, Bishakh Som & Lauren Weinstein in an exhibit curated by and featuring Andrea Arroyo. Meet the artists at a book launch reception Monday, June 10th, 6-8 PM.

    The exhibit features works from in The Graphic Canon Volume 3, including visual interpretations of David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest, “How Six Made Good in the World” from the Grimms Brothers, Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, T.S. Elliot’s “The Waste Land”, Ambrose Bierce’s “An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge”, Kafka’s “The Top” and “Give It Up!”, Plath’s The Bell Jar, Gabriela Mistral’s “The Dancer”, and more.

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  • Book release of Censored 2013 in Santa Rosa on December 1st

    December 1, 2012

    Project Censored presents the release of Censored 2013: The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2011-12 on December 1 at 7 P.M. at the Arlene Francis Center for Spirit, Art, and Politics, 99 6th Street, in Santa Rosa, CA.  Join Mickey Huff and Project Censored for a look at the top censored stories of the past year.

    “Project Censored brings to light some of the most important stories of the year that you never saw or heard about. This is your chance to find out what got buried.”—DIANE RAVITCH, author of The Death and Life of the Great American School System

    Censored is a refreshing open mic for news stories that have been left in the shadows by the cowardly corporate media and its obsession with banalities.”—JOEL MAGNUSON, author of Mindful Economics

    “Project Censored remains a beacon for raising awareness of meaningful news . . . ”—JAMES F.

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