Monday, February 11, 2008

Chris Ware: Drawings for New York Periodicals

Chris Ware... New Yorker Cover; Thanksgiving - Family (2006, Ink and colored pencil on paper, 28" x 20"). From the exhibition Chris Ware: Drawings for New York Periodicals, February 1 - March 15, 2008 at Adam Baumgold Gallery in New York. "...The 40 drawings in the exhibition include the complete 30 weekly drawings comprising one chapter of the in-progress book 'Building Stories' which inaugurated the 'Funny Pages' in The New York Times Sunday magazine in 2005. In addition, the exhibition will feature the four different Thanksgiving cover drawings that were published simultaneously by The New Yorker in 2006 as well as the fifth cover that was released only online by The New Yorker. Other drawings by Chris Ware done specifically for the New Yorker will also appear in the exhibition."