Preview: Blabworld No. 1 Show…Scenes from The HereafterJuxtapoz // Thursday, 09 Sep 2010
As the exhibition is in its sixth annual year, the Blab! Show at CoproGallery will feature artwork from Blabworld No. 1 and the upcoming Blabworld No. 2 which will be released next year. The newly named and formatted first issue of Blabworld will premiere at the show and be available for sale and many artists will be present to sign your books.
The 25-person show includes: Gary Baseman, Andy Kehoe, Nicolet Ceccoli, Kris Kuksi, Dave Cooper, Jean-Pierre Roy, Yoko d'Holbachie, Shag, Ron English, Owen Smith, Ryan Heshka, Eric White, Femke Hiemstra, Martin Wittfooth, and more.
Blabworld No. 1 is a 128-page, full-color, hardcover published by Last Gasp featuring a cover by SHAG. Contents include: ARTPOCALYPSE--artists interpret End Times, featuring Mark Ryden, Ron English, Kris Kuksi, Joe Sorren, Natalia Fabia, Alex Gross, Gary Baseman, Gary Taxali, Sue Coe, Travis Lampe, Femke Hiemstra and many more; SKULL: a history of the skull motif in pre-code comics, pulps, and paperbacks; a loving analysis of R. Crumb's WEIRDO Covers by Steven Heller; AX THE AXIS: Propaganda Caricature Art of WW2; the debut of CJ Pyle and Kari Laine McCluskey, and much, much more.
Blabworld No. 1 - a deluxe anthology of art, illustration, found graphics, and sequential art -- is the brainchild of Blab! founder and celebrated Chicago-based art director and designer Monte Beauchamp.
Blabworld No. 1 Show…Scenes from The Hereafter
Opening Reception, Saturday, September 11 - 8:00 – 11:30 p.m.
Exhibit runs: September 11 – October 2, 2010
Full online preview at www.copronason.com/blab2010
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