The Beano - A Manual for Mischief - Victoria and Albert Museum 2018

In Pictures – The Beano, A Manual for Mischief Exhibition at the V&A

Beano fans are surely spoilt for choice at the moment, not only has the McManus Gallery in Dundee been taken over by them, and the gallery re-branded as the McMenace, but a small corner of London has also been given over by the comic. Running until 12th August 2018, as we’ve previously reported, The BeanoContinue reading In Pictures – The Beano, A Manual for Mischief Exhibition at the V&A

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Major Winnie-the-Pooh opens at the V&A next month

Get ready for the UK’s largest ever exhibition on Winnie-the-Pooh, for ages two to one hundred and two. A multi-sensory and playful exhibition, Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring A Classic will explore the magical world of the charismatic bear, star of the most popular children’s book of all time. Around 230 works from the 1920s to the present dayContinue reading Major Winnie-the-Pooh opens at the V&A next month

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Panel Borders: Collecting comics in the National Art Library

Continuing a month of shows looking at the presence of comics in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, on this week’s new podcast and radio show Panel Borders, Alex Fitch talks to Jan van der Wateren (former chief librarian and Keeper of the National Art Library,) and Ian Rakoff (founder of the Rakoff Collection) aboutContinue reading Panel Borders: Collecting comics in the National Art Library

Private Eye marks 50th anniversary with special issue

Issue 1300 of Private Eye, on sale 26th October, will be a special issue marking its 50th birthday. This landmark event for the magazine – which has always featured cartoons and comic strips satirising British life and politics – is also being marked by Private Eye: The First 50 Years. an exhibition of art at the V&AContinue reading Private Eye marks 50th anniversary with special issue

Comics Artist In Residence at the V&A

(via ComicBitsonline): Award-winning comics artist and animator Karin Rubins, whose work includes the indie mini-series Dark, Urban Beasts and Tales by Ghost Light, takes up her post as Comics Artist in Residence at London’s prestigious V&A Museum next week. Working at the Museum until the end of December, Karin is keen to gain support forContinue reading Comics Artist In Residence at the V&A