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June 4, 2013Adapting the Novel: the Graphic Canon Tuesday, June 4th @ 7:30pm Irish Arts Center 553 West 51 Street New York, NY
Join Graphic Canon contributor Robert Berry at the exhibition Ulysses Seen: An International Bloomsday at the Irish Arts Center Wednesday, June 4th to celebrate the launch of The Graphic Canon Volume 3 with fellow contributors Annie Mok, Lauren Weinstein, Peter Kuper, and Brendan Leach.
Karen Green, curator of the Columbia University Library collection of graphic novels, will be moderation a discussion about adapting literature into a visual form. The Graphic Canon Volume 3 is a nonstop barrage of comics, full-page illustrations, photography, and cutting-edge design bringing to life the literature of the twentieth century. You never know what you’ll find: a Sherlock Holmes mystery, an H. G. Wells story, an illustrated guide to the Beat writers, a one-act play from Zora Neale Hurston (drawn by Milton Knight), a disturbing meditation on Naked Lunch, Rilke’s soul-stirring Letters to a Young Poet, a WWI soldier’s suppressed poem of war’s savagery, Anaïs Nin’s diaries, the visions of Black Elk, the heroin classic The Man With the Golden Arm (published four years before William Burroughs’s Junky ), and the postmodernism of Thomas Pynchon, David Foster Wallace, Kathy Acker, Raymond Carver, and Donald Barthelme.
June 4, 2013
The anticipation is building for the June 25th release of Volume 3 of The Graphic Canon, the massive collection of classic and modern world literature adapted by artists and illustrators.
Want an inside look at how these brilliant artists adapted our most beloved modern classics?
Join us tomorrow, June 4th at 7:30pm at the Irish Arts Center for a panel discussion and reception to celebrate the soon-to-be-released Graphic Canon Vol 3.
June 4th, 7:30pm
Irish Arts Center
553 W 51st St New York, NY 10019
Seven Stories publisher Dan Simon and editor Veronica Liu will introduce the event and thank editor Russ Kick (unfortunately not present) for his vision.
Karen Green, graphic novel librarian at Columbia University and walking encyclopedia of graphic novels, will be moderating a panel discussion with the incredible artists Peter Kuper (adapted Franz Kafka’s ”The Top” and “Give It Up!”), Robert Berry (adapted Ulysses by James Joyce), Annie Mok (adapted ”Araby” from Dubliners by James Joyce), Lauren Weinstein (adapted ”The Dreaming of the Bones” by W.B.
May 1, 2013Ulysses “seen”, An International Bloomsday Celebration Artist Talk and Opening Reception with Robert Berry Wednesday, May 1 @ 6:30pm Irish Arts Center NYC 553 West 51 Street, New York, NY
Join Graphic Canon contributor Robert Berry at the opening reception of Ulysses “seen”, a web-based comic adaptation of James Joyce’s Ulysses, created in collaboration with Josh Levitas and Mike Barsanti, and featured in Graphic Canon Volume 3 out this June.
Robert Berry will be giving an artists talk at 6:30, followed by a reception where guests can view his artwork on display through June 30th. To find out more about the event, visit the Irish Art Center webpage. Admission to this event is free.