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Dandy 75: National Library Of Scotland Exhibition

The celebrations of The Dandy’s 75th birthday around the country include three different exhibitions, one in the Cartoon Museum in London, one in the Lamb Gallery at the University of Dundee (downthetubes feature here), and one in the National Library Of Scotland in Edinburgh. Located on George IV Bridge in Edinburgh’s Old Town near the Castle, the National Library Of ... Read More »

Photo Review: Dandy Day At Dundee University, 2012

A colour mock up for the front and back covers of The Dandy Book for 1957 drew a lot of attention despite being colourist's art rather than the original artwork...

Announced at very short notice, the University Of Dundee held an official opening event for their new exhibition of original artwork 75 Years Of The Dandy on Saturday 8th December with the added bonus of getting five of the men working on the new Digital Dandy along to the University’s Baxter Suite to talk about the new e-comic version of ... Read More »

Team Rex, massive graffiti exhibition heads to London

Mark McKenzie has dropped us a line about an exhibition offering the largest ever graffiti, street art exhibit in London. Team Rex – Origin of the Species, presented by Team Robbo and WRH (We Rock Hard) runs at the Red Gallery, Shoreditch, London from 31th August. Team Robbo represents a new order in the art world; a renowned graffiti crew ... Read More »

Olympics don’t bring the gold for London’s Cartoon Museum

London’s Cartoon Museum has seen visitor numbers drop by 40 per cent over the past eight weeks. The Museum has now announced it’s extending its opening hours in the hopes of boosting visitor numbers. A  combination of events have reduced visitors and tourists in central London. Very wet weather in May and July combined with the celebrations for the Olympics ... Read More »

New Disney exhibition spans 90 years of company’s incredible history

Here’s a gem for California-based or California-bound Walt Disney fans: an exhibition of 500 artifacts from nearly nine decades of the company’s history – over 50 per cent of which have never been seen by the public – including models, props, costumes, set pieces and artwork from throughout Disney history. Organised by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club and the ... Read More »

Photographer Rich Hendry’s ‘Legends’ exhibition superhero inspired

The latest London exhibition by top photographer Rich Hendry takes its inspiration from superheroes and Greek gods. Titled ‘Legends’ the exhibtion opens at The Great Eastern Bear gallery next month, the photographs included the result of an intense three week shoot by Rich Hendry and Art Director and Stylist John Proctor, working with a large selection of make-up artists, hairstylist ... Read More »

Beasts take over the Cartoon Museum!

Animals have always inspired cartoon and comic artists, from the British Lion to Bunny Suicides, Korky the Cat to Simon’s Cat. Now, London’s Cartoon Museum is to host an exhibition of animal-inspired cartoons. The Animal Crackers exhibition includes works by creators such as Nick Abadzis, Leo Baxendale, Alfred Bestall,  Simon Bond, Hunt Emerson, Michael ffolkes, Martin Honeysett, Don Lawrence, Royston ... Read More »

Alternative Press Festival plans exhibtions and other lead-in events

Preparations are now in full swing for this year’s International Alternative Press Festival on 4th-5th August 2012 at the Conway Hall, London. The second International Alternative Press Festival will bring together UK and European small press comix, zines, book arts and print and after the success of last year’s IAPF the organisers have hired an extra room this year for ... Read More »

Pushwagner exhibition prompts Milton Keynes small press fair

This summer, the Milton Keynes Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition of art by the acclaimed Norwegian artist and graphic novelist, Pushwagner. To run alongside the exhibition, they will also be putting on a number of events including, on the evening 19th July, a Small Press Comic Fair called MKomix which is being organised by comic creator Paul Rainey. “MKomix ... Read More »

Flint and Food – Hinkley’s Factoryroad Gallery lands comic exhibition

The Factoryroad Gallery in Hinkley, Leicestershire is hosting an exhibition of artwork from DJ Food‘s new album The Search Engine, and 2000AD artist Henry Flint‘s book Broadcast. The two artists collaborated on the art work for this album and the show will include original inked comic art by Henry Flint. Original comic art, drawings, limited edition prints, moving image, photography ... Read More »

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