Praise for The paintings of Daniel Clowes:
"Even if you are now not an avid reader of [Clowes’s] books and strips (your loss), this quantity will appeal to and entertain." —The Atlantic
"The actual promoting element of Modern Cartoonist is the paintings . . . a few of which [has] been little-seen even via die-hard Clowes fans." —A.V. Club
“This first-class retrospective of his paintings from the past due Eighties onward, edited via Alvin Buenaventura, showcases his visible presents and consistently evolving kind; his attractive early stuff seems to be not anything like his appealing later stuff.” —Newsday
“A ideal introduction.” —NPR.org
“One of the best cartoonists of the previous a number of many years ultimately will get his due.” —The Washington Post
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E S Q U I R E A L V I N B U E N AV E N T U R A , a guy of few phrases, divides his time among Oakland, California, and a distant mountaintop in Nepal. T he Ar t of Daniel Clowes: smooth motor vehicle toonist is the 1st monograph at the award-winning, ny occasions bestselling photograph novelist, cartoonist, and screenwriter Daniel Clowes. all through his twenty-five-year profession, Clowes has been on the leading edge of significant creative and cultural routine. within the past due Nineteen Eighties and Nineteen Nineties his groundbreaking comic-book sequence Eightball outlined the indie aesthetic of other comics, with wit, venom, or even a bit sympathy. His step forward luck, Ghost international World,, confident mainstream readers of comics’ literary capability. within the new millennium, Haven,, Wilson Wilson,, Mister very good Wonderful,, with works equivalent to Ice Haven and The Death-Ray, Death-Ray , Clowes has redefined the photo novel as an artwork shape. Created with complete entry to the cartoonist’s information, The paintings of Daniel Clowes collects for the 1st time his best-known and seldom-seen illustrations, own pictures and memorabilia, behind-the-scenes drawings and sketchbook pages, and unpublished comics and unique paintings. This lavishly illustrated get together of 1 of America’s so much cutting edge cartoonists good points: AN advent by way of GEORGE MEYER A CAREER-SPANNING INTERVIEW via KRISTINE MCKENNA CHIP KIDD ON CLOWES AND layout D A N I E L C L O W E S is an acclaimed image novelist (Ghost international, Eightball, David dull, Ice Haven, Wilson, Mister ask yourself ful, The Death-Ray), widespread New Yorker hide artist, and Academy Award–nominated screenwriter. He lives and works in Oakland, California. SUSAN MILLER ON WILSON AND PORTRAITURE KEN PARILLE ON CLOWES’S POST-Y2K image NOVELS RAY delight ON DAVID uninteresting and picture “Clowes has explored the tedium and secret of latest American existence with extra wit and perception than such a lot novelists or filmmakers. ” —N E W Y O R okay T I M E S “The country’s top-rated underground cartoonist. ” —N E W S W E E okay “The international seems to be assorted after you’ve learn Clowes; so heavily saw it could modify your perceptions. ”— D A I L Y T E L E G R A P H “Clowes creates severe dramatic paintings that occurs to be in comics shape. ” — P R I N T “With Clowes, you don’t examine people’s emotional states, you assemble them as in lifestyles. ” — L O S A N G E L E S T I M E S EDITED by way of “For these drawn to comedian art’s strength, Clowes’s paintings bargains interesting literary probabilities. ” — T I M E M A G A Z I N E A LV I N B U E N AV E N T U R A U. S. $40. 00 Can. $45. 00 U. ok. £24. ninety nine ISBN 978-1-4197-0 208-2 CHRIS WARE ON WHY different CARTOONISTS worry DANIEL CLOWES THE artwork OF AN IMPRINT OF ABRAMS a hundred and fifteen WEST 18TH road manhattan, long island 10011 W W W. A B R A M S C O M I C A R T S . C O M E D I T E D B Y A LV I N B U E N AV E N T U R A J A C okay E T D E S I G N : J O N AT H A N B E N N E T T A R T W O R ok C O P Y R I G H T © 2 zero 1 2 D A N I E L C L O W E S published IN CHINA Clowes_Jacket_Final_r2. indd 1 CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 22/11/2011 11:54 THE paintings OF DANIEL CLOWES THE paintings OF DANIEL CLOWES glossy CARTOONIST Clowes_Case_r2.