That’s me, wearing my Superman cape, lecturing on “Life, Art & Comic Book Art" inside the Rockwell Gallery on the opening night of my exhibition, Thursday, October 22. Thanx to Allan Wahler of A2A Studio Solutions in Stamford for the beautiful prints, Rockwell’s Jay Cimbak and Susn Perreca for their wonderful hosting, and Janine of Da Pietro’s, Westport’s greatest Italian restaurant, for the incredible catering! A great night was had by all!
The exhibition runs until January 16, 2016; catch me next at the Rockwell presenting my VisuaLecture on the relationship between fine “Art & Comic Book Art” on Thursday, November 19th at 7:00pm!
On Thursday, October 22, the Rockwell Art And Framing Gallery in Westport, Connecticut, will open an exhibition of comic book-styled art by comic book historian, author and member of The Society of Illustrators Arlen Schumer, running to January 16, 2016. Not only will framed poster-sized prints be on display and for sale, but Arlen will provide 3 gallery talks during the run of the exhibition on his own art and the history of comic book art, based on his book, The Silver Age of Comic Book Art (also available in the gallery for sale). The October 22 opening will be from 5-8pm (with the gallery talk, “Life, Art & Comic Book Art,” starting at 7pm) at 236 Post Road East in Westport. www.rockwellartandframing.com
Tickets for my JEWS 'N' COMICS VisuaLecture @ The 92 Street Y in NYC on Thursday, September 24 @ 7pm: https://www.92y.org/Event/Jews-in-Comics.aspx.
"From the Golem to Ben Grimm and more, comic book art historian Arlen Schumer
(author/designer, The Silver Age of Comic Book Art
, Archway Publishing) surveys the Jewish influence on the creation and development of the American superhero, its antecedents in ancient, Biblical stories and myths, and the significant contributions Jews have made to the evolution of comic book art in the 20th and 21st Centuries.”