Marvel art by Lee, Sienkiewicz and Villarrubia featured in Museum of Illustration

Wed, January 9th, 2002 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Founder/Former Owner

Official Press Release

The artwork from the series SENTRY/HULK by Bill Sienkiewicz and Jose

Villarrubia and FANTASTIC FOUR: 1234 by Jae Lee and Villarrubia was chosen

for the 44th Annual Exhibition of the Society of Illustrators to be shown in

the Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration and featured in

the book ILLUSTRATORS 44. These exhibit and book showcase the best American

Illustration of the year and they are the most prestigious of its kind. This

year, for the first time, the exhibition includes sequential art. The

opening will take place on February 5th.

Here's more information about the exhibit and the book:

The Society of Illustrators

Museum of American Illustration

Gallery 2

128 East 63rd St.

New York, NY 10021


Feb. 6 - Feb. 23, 2002


A new component of the Annual Exhibition for those uses where the sequence

of images is necessary to fully illustrate the idea. The final art will be

exhibited for such projects as: Animation (TV, film, WEB, video games),

Comix, graphic novels and art journalism.


The Society of Illustrators Annual of American Illustration remains the

original and most comprehensive compilation of illustration on the market,

and Illustrators 44 is by far the best reference source for the latest

trends in an ever-changing industry. Each year a jury of professionals

selects, from over 6,000 entries, Gold and Silver medals for excellence in Editorial,

Book, Advertising, Institutional, Sequential and Uncommissioned/Unpublished

Illustration. The results are presented in this valuable reference: over 500

dazzling, full-color examples of innovative, exciting work by established

illustrators. Illustrators 44 is an indispensable sourcebook of classic

solutions, intriguing ideas, and creative insight.

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