Artists on Art
Friday, March 16, 2012
7:15 PM–8:00 PM Free
Josh Neufeld is a nonfiction cartoonist. He is the writer/artist of the New York Times-bestseller A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge (Pantheon, 2009), a true story of seven survivors of Hurricane Katrina. Neufeld is the illustrator of the New York Times-bestseller The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media (W.W. Norton, 2011). He was awarded a publishing grant from the Xeric Foundation in 2004 for his first book, A Few Perfect Hours (and Other Stories from Southeast Asia & Central Europe). With writer Rob Walker, Neufeld is the co-creator of Titans of Finance: True Tales of Money and Business (Alternative Comics, 2001). Until Harvey Pekar’s death in 2010, Neufeld was a long-time artist for Pekar’s American Splendor.
Neufeld’s works of comics journalism have been published by Cartoon Movement, SMITH Magazine, Les Subsistances, TheStreet.com, Fortune Small Business, Green magazine, and others. His illustrations have appeared in such publications as the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal.
Artists on Art
Contemporary artists lead informal, topical talks within the museum’s galleries on select Friday nights at 6:15 p.m.
In conversation with Assistant Curator Beth Citron, speakers from New York and international contemporary art scenes interact with and informally discuss the rich artistic traditions of the Himalayas and surrounding regions in relation to their own practices and processes.
Please meet at the base of the Spiral Staircase at 6:15 for all tours.
Admission to the museum’s galleries is free every Friday from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Comic Artists Spin the Wheel of Life See the Wheel of Life through the eyes of an artist. Join Assistant Curator Beth Citron, with illustrator, Molly Crabapple, animation and storyboard artist, Ben Granoff, artist and Zen Buddhist, Rodney Greenblatt, cartoonist and illustrator, Michael Kupperman, illustrator and designer, Steven Guarnaccia, graphic novelist and cartoonist, Josh Neufield, and comic artist and illustrator, Katie Skelly, for a informal discussions and gallery tours. Hear how the artists emotionally and artistically interact with Buddhist art that inspires them.
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