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The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art - MoCCA
is pleased to announce our new exhibition
DASH SHAW, MAKING THE ABYSS
DRAWINGS from BODYWORLD, BOTTOMLESS BELLY BUTTON, ANIMATIONS and
COMIC SHORT STORIES
on view now through May 30
About Dash Shaw Making The Abyss
Dash Shaw Making The Abyss features work from BodyWorld, Bottomless
Belly Button, The Uncanny Reproduction and The Unclothed Man in the
Shaw's recent works (BodyWorld, The Unclothed Man, and Bottomless
Belly Button) connect an interest with the human body, informed by
figure drawing, with humorous character-driven narratives. This show
displays his original art for these stories, which are often a
combination of traditional crowquill and ink work with gaouche paints,
acetate sheets, animation-style backgrounds, colored marker
storyboards, and mixed media collages.
Dash Shaw was born in Los Angeles, California, and grew up in
Richmond, Virginia. He graduated with a BFA in Cartooning/Illustration
from the School of Visual Arts, Manhattan, in 2005.
Dash Shaw Making The Abyss is supported in part by Pantheon Books and
the members of MoCCA.
The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art - MoCCA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit
arts education organization dedicated to the preservation, study and
display of all forms of comic and cartoon art. The museum promotes
greater understanding and appreciation of the artistic, cultural and
historical significance of comic and cartoon art through a variety of
events, exhibitions, and educational programs. The museum is located
at 594 Broadway (between Houston and Prince Streets) in New York City.
MoCCA is open to the public Tuesdays through Sundays from 12:00-5:00
pm. Suggested donation to the museum is $5 but free for MoCCA Members
as well as for children 12 and under (when accompanied by a paying
adult). For more information about the museum and MoCCA events,
exhibitions and programs, visit the museum's Website.
Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art
594 Broadway, Suite 401
New York, NY 10012
More Info: http://www.moccany.org/
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