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Exhibition of prints at the Nabokov Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia

In Uncategorized on October 2, 2014 at 5:42 am

Nabokov museum

On Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in conjunction with the Boomfest International Comics Festival, a small exhibition of my prints opened at the Nabokov Museum at 47 Bolshaya Morskaya Street, St. Petersburg, Russia – Vladimir Nabokov’s home until the age of 18, described in Speak, Memory. The museum occupies the building’s first floor and contains artifacts and a library relating the great novelist; the upper floors are occupied by an art school for children. Photo [top] crowd at the opening; [middle] corner of the exhibition and [bottom] museum gallery. The exhibit runs through Oct. 12. My thanks to Dmitry Yakovlev and Boomfest for organizing this event.

nabokov museum gallerynabokov museum room

Julius Knipl in Hungarian

In Uncategorized on October 2, 2014 at 5:04 am

knipl in hungarianA few pages from the Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer series were just translated into Hungarian for the the magazine Papírmozi. There’s a lively comics scene in Budapest around this magazine and it’s publisher Antal Bayer. Please subscribe.

The Imaginary War Crims Tribunal at Lincoln Center, May 2014

In Uncategorized on October 2, 2014 at 4:56 am

leaving the train just people smallOn Thursday, May 15, 2014, Mark Mulcahy and Ben Katchor present an evening of two, one-act operas. In Memorial City, a medium-sized city on the East coast of North America is overwhelmed by a mania for memorial commemoration. The Imaginary War Crimes Tribunal (world premiere) tells the story of a compulsive video game player and the thrill of “victimless” violence. The musician/singers were Ken Maiuri and Dave Trenholm. The Imagainary War Crimes Tribunal was commissioned by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for Target Free Thursdays at the David Rubinstein Atrium. Target is best known for its union-busting tactics and Rubinstein is co-founder and co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, one of the largest defense contractors in the world.

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