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Stories for Humans:
Contemporary Comics

This display presents the work of eleven internationally renowned contemporary comics artists from Europe, Iran, Japan and the USA, all with very different styles and techniques of execution. Artists represented include Jim Woodring, Chris Ware, Osamu Tezuka and Stephane Heuet. The work has been selected by the V&A’s comics artist resident Karen Rubins from the comics collection in the V&A’s National Art Library. Karen’s work is also on display and there is an opportunity to contribute to a comic strip inspired by the Museum and its collections. More…

Tickets: Free
Where: V&A Museum, South Kensington, London
When: October 1 to November 26, 2009


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