~BROOKLYN COMICS & GRAPHICS FESTIVAL – update !! incl: CHRIS WARE, J.T. YOST & PSEUDO !!
the BROOKLYN COMICS and GRAPHICS FESTIVAL is !! moving up on the calendar to: SAT NOV 10, 2012 / 12-7 PM !!
SO – SAVE THE DATE !!
it used to happen . . . in the first week of DEC – when the field was wide open, as everyone in the NYC art world (per se !!) – decamped to MIAMI, for the MIAMI BASEL ART FAIR.
you know what they say: when the cat’s away – the mice will PLAY !! and play they did !!
only in its 4th year – the Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Fest – is NOW big enough to take on the BIG boys – SO, come on over !! and, see what took over a big slice of your art world pie !!
and you thought you had it locked down – ARTFORUM style. ha.
and, yeah it’s in . . . BROOKLYN !!
he gave me some NEW BUZZ TO POST, as well:
it’s just been confirmed, YES !! comic book artist . . . CHRIS WARE will be doing the festival’s signature poster this year !! it will be a long format, commercially printed poster, going for about $20. as Chris will be in the ‘house’ – you can get him to sign it, too.
if you know CHRIS WARE’S work – you are jumping up and down our of your mind – right now !!
if not, here’s a good place to start: artlovers – SPX 2012 & CHRIS WARE POSTER !!
in fact, that appears to be CHRIS WARE’S illustration, that just popped up – on the: BROOKLYN COMICS & GRAPHICS FESTIVAL – WEBSITE !!
ILLUSTRATION BY CHRIS WARE – COURTESY: BROOKLYN COMICS & GRAPHICS FESTIVAL
‘MONOPOLY’ meets SCI FI head-on !! – anybody else out there – get it ?!!
ha. I even see a little MOEBIUS in there too. RIGHT ON !!
BROOKLYN COMICS & GRAPHICS FESTIVAL 2012 – CARD DESIGN BY: JOEL SPEASMAKER.
PLUS: just to show how cutting edge these guys – REALLY are !!
LEAVE IT TO – the comics and graphics fest artists – to really SCRAMBLE – an INFORMATION GRAPHICS aka INFOGRAPHICS !! – FESTIVAL BUSINESS CARD.
ha. ha, so friggin there – as they say in BROOKLYN.
here’s how it appears, below, actual size (2 x 3-1/2 in.) . . . yep, there’s magic in them there FONTS !! and COLORS !! and COM-POSITION !!
THERE is always something new, and FRESH OFF THE BLOCK OF SOMEONE’S MIND !! and way outta the BOX – just around the very next table – at this fair.
yep, it is my VERY fave fair – in NYC ? . . . . in the world !!
I haven’t missed one, and I ain’t gonna miss this one either, though I bet it’s gonna be as crowded as hell – so get there early !!
scroll down & check out the posts starting with: ‘HEY, JUST BECAUSE . . .’ on the left-hand navigator/archive .. on this homepage, for: DEC 2011 & catch . . . last year’s PHOTOS & coverage !!
the highlight FIND of last year was – J.T. YOST: talk about (your !!) great bleeding edge graphics, and hilarious narrative – inside and out.
visuals . . . and content. right on & beyond . . . !!
J.T. YOST – free handout ‘bookmark’ – BROOKLYN COMICS & GRAPHICS FESTIVAL 2011.
where they are featuring a new anthology: ‘DIGESTATE’ – (!!) – 288 pages of comics by 55 artists – that looks to be a RIOT …
they also seem to have ‘tweaked’ their birdcage bottom books – logo !!
damn I liked the first one . . .
well nothing is written in stone – esp in the comic book – world. or the digital world, either, for that matter.
hurray. for CHANGE !! SECOND CHANCES & FREE-DOM !!
SHOUT OUT !! to my JOSH HARRIS / PSEUDO PALS – on that one.
P.S. got something special for you guys . . . COMING UP this weekend . . . for whoever is still reading, listening ? all the way down here . . . HEADS UP !!
‘TOTALLY WIRED’ is a book, no ?
and this is NYC ART BOOK WEEKEND – so, YOU are up next !!
wonder if anybody in the NY ART BOOK FAIR is cool enough to be stocking it ?
I bet not !! FUCK ‘EM, we are taking over, no matter what !!
gonna hi-jack the ‘art book fair’ weekend . . . PSEUDO – STYLE !! – just like back in the . . good ole glory days.
just you watch – and see !!
yep, that’s what I did at PSEUDO – it’s called: art world P.R. …. hijack !!
GUERILLA ADVERTISING, anybody ?
we did it – before the formal ‘term’ – existed !!
and the next thing you know – from PSEUDO . . . I was heading up a top ‘event’ column – at artnet.
and so it goes.
so, PSEUDO you, NYC !!
PSEUDO is BACK !! in a BOOK !! – BIG TIME !!
hey, we already did . . . the movie.
AND NOTE: yep, that’s a 5 STAR – CUSTOMER REVIEW !!