Comics: a new reading, at the Reina Sofía Museum

Dieter Roth, Bok 3b and bok 3d, Stuttgart: Edition Hansjörg Mayer, 1974. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía © Dieter Roth Estate. Curtesy by Hauser & Wirth
19/03/2018
Comics: a new reading, at the Reina Sofía Museum
[Madrid] Spain, 09.03>08.06.2018
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Dieter Roth, Bok 3b and bok 3d, Stuttgart: Edition Hansjörg Mayer, 1974. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía © Dieter Roth Estate. Curtesy by Hauser & Wirth
The Reina Sofía Museum brings to Madrid artists from the panorama of the graphic novel and comic books at an international level from an experimental point of view.
The exhibition includes various artists of the genre who reinterpret or contribute their own vision of both published comics and mythical characters. The works are a display of imagination and games with the type of comic: changes in the structure, in the dialogue balloons ..., and representation techniques that go beyond the drawing of the cartoons. Becoming the protragonist of the exhibition the language through which they transmit their ideas to the reader.

 

Description of project by Museo Reina Sofía

Last Friday, March 9, the Reina Sofia Museum Library opened the doors to the public of "Comics: a new reading", a selection of 53 works by as many artists and collectives that explores the relationship between comics and other artistic languages, revealing the unexpected encounters and the fruitful dialogue in which narrations and abstractions, strips and vignettes, color planes and dia...read more

Location
Library, C/ Santa Isabel, 52 - 28012 Mad
rid. Spain
Dates and schedules
9th of March to 8th of June, 2018.
Schedules.- Monday to Friday 10 am to 9 pm, except holidays.
Curator
Guy Schraenen
List of Artist
Roberto Altmann, Laurie Anderson, Martin
Arnold, Claus Boehmler, Alberto Carneiro, Ulises Carrión, Jacques Charlier, Maria das Neves Cirne, William Copley, Guillermo Deisler, Mirtha Dermisache, Wlademir Dias-Pino, Erró, Öyvind Fahlström, Antonio Ferró, Patrick Goddard, Guerrilla Girls, Miguel O'Hara, Bernard Heidsieck, Dorothy Iannone, Internationale Situationniste, Anne-Mie van Kerckhoven, Michael Krebber, Ferdinand Kriwet, Jimenez Lai, Bertrand Lavier, Roy Lichtenstein, Luxus, Christian Marclay, Raúl Marroquín, Friederike Mayröcker, Matt Mullican, Claes Oldenburg, Antoine Orand, Clemente Padín, Raymond Pettibon, Bernhard Pfriem, Adrian Piper, Dieter Roth, Niklaus Rüegg, Francesc Ruiz, Alvaro de Sá, Franciszka Themerson, Time Based Arts, Adrien Tirtiaux, Ben Vautier, Edgardo Antonio Vigo, Martin Vitaliti, Lawrence Weiner, Emmett Williams, Fabio Zimbres.
Dieter Roth, Bok 3b and bok 3d, Stuttgart: Edition Hansjörg Mayer, 1974. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía © Dieter Roth Estate. Curtesy by Hauser & WirthMatt Mullican, Lawrence Weiner, In the crack of the dawn,Lucerne: Mai 36 Galerie; Brussels : Y. Gevaert, 1991. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía © Matt Mullican, Lawrence WeinerRaúl Marroquín, How? Maastricht: Agora; Beau Geste Press, 1974. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía © Raúl MarroquínRoberto Altmann: Gestehypergraphique, Vaduz: Centre international de création, 1988. Archive for Small Press & Communication / Centre for Artists’ Publications, Weserburg, Bremen © Roberto Altmann