Arlen Schumer is an award-winning comic book-style illustrator for the advertising and editorial markets; an author/designer of coffeetable art books, including The Silver Age of Comic Book Art (Collectors Press), which won the Independent Book Publishers Award for Best Popular Culture Book of 2003; and a recognized expert on American popular culture—especially the legendary television series The Twilight Zone and the music of Bruce Springsteen—presenting his VisuaLectures on these and other subjects at universities and cultural institutions across the country since 1988. Connect with him on Facebook and Twitter, see his videos on YouTube, and read his blog on anything and everything, ComiColumn, below.
LIVE-STREAMING! VisuaLecture retrospective/eulogy for legendary comic book artist CARMINE INFANTINO (1925-2013), spotlighting Infantino’s definitive versions of DC Comics’ superheroes The Flash, Adam Strange and Batman! (Part of Ben Katchor's NY Comics & Picture-Story Symposium!)Monday, June 3rd @ 7pmParsons/The New School2 West 13th StreetNew York, NY 10011In the Bark Room (off the lobby)FREE and open to the public!LIVE STREAM: http://ustre.am/YOADMore at:https://www.facebook.com/events/166018190238131http://nycomicssymposium.wordpress.com/http://www.arlenschumer.com/comic-book-history
Comic book art has always been graphic design—both are verbal/visual communication hybrids—and in this “VisuaLecture,” as comic book historian Arlen Schumer (author/designer of the award-winning coffeetable book The Silver Age of Comic Book Art) calls his super-graphic approach to staid art history presentations, Schumer provides an historical overview of the twin mediums, and how they’ve intersected in his own illustration and design work, that is as enlightening as it is entertaining; edutainment at its best!
Event details: http://teachevil.com/2012/10/16/fall-2102-speakers/
Comic art, beginning in the early 20th century as comic strips before evolving into comic books, has always been a fount of incredible, and incredibly beautiful, pure illustration—and in this “VisuaLecture,” as comic book historian and member of The Society of illustrators Arlen Schumer (author/designer of the award-winning coffeetable book The Silver Age of Comic Book Art) calls his supergraphic approach to staid art history presentations, Schumer provides an historical overview of the twin mediums and how they’ve intersected—and intersected in his own comic art-styled illustration and design work—that is as enlightening as it is entertaining; edutainment at its best!
Event details: http://teachevil.com/2012/10/30/illustration-comics/
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