Kramers Ergot #6

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Kramer's Ergot has established itself as the centre of the comic avante-garde, and the mammoth 6th volume is the most impressive to date – a full-on plunge into the spot where contemporary visual art discovers narrative. Kramer's Ergot 6 successfully places the contemporary comics movement in proper perspective within the context of modern art, literature and graphic design. Celebrated as 'the Raw of our times,' this fantastic book documents an exciting and unprecedented period of upheaval and growth and features internationally revered and applauded artists working in the medium side by side with the new generation's best cartoonists. Edited by Sammy Harkham, "Kramer's Ergot 6" features art by 24 contributors including Elvis Studio, Ron Rege Jr., Ben Jones, Jerry Moriarty, Tom Gauld, John Porcellino, Vanessa Davis, Chris Cilla, Shary Boyle, Suiho Tagawa, Fabio Viscogliosi and many others.

ISBN: 097668487X

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Kramer's Ergot has established itself as the centre of the comic avante-garde, and the mammoth 6th volume is the most impressive to date – a full-on plunge into the spot where contemporary visual art discovers narrative. Kramer's Ergot 6 successfully places the contemporary comics movement in proper perspective within the context of modern art, literature and graphic design. Celebrated as 'the Raw of our times,' this fantastic book documents an exciting and unprecedented period of upheaval and growth and features internationally revered and applauded artists working in the medium side by side with the new generation's best cartoonists. Edited by Sammy Harkham, "Kramer's Ergot 6" features art by 24 contributors including Elvis Studio, Ron Rege Jr., Marc Bell, Souther Salazar, Ron Regé, Jr., Matthew Thurber, Dan Zettwoch, Martin Cendreda, Bald Eagles, Ben Jones, Jerry Moriarty, Tom Gauld, John Porcellino, Vanessa Davis, Chris Cilla, Shary Boyle, Suiho Tagawa, Fabio Viscogliosi and more.

"Editor Sammy Harkham means to knock you out with aesthetic overload. Huge, kaleidoscopic and indulgent, Kramers Ergot is like a jawbreaker for your eye." — Time.com

"If there's a future for comics, Kramers Ergot seems to have bottled it. The first really new paradigm for an avant-garde comix anthology since RAW. A lavish package where the whole is even greater than the sum of its parts! " — Art Spiegelman

"Some of the most creative artists working the book medium." — Boston Globe

"The new paradigm in comprehensive (and beautifully printed) presentation of contemporary comic-book art. Kramers Ergot has become the book to watch for cutting-edge graphic narrative." — LA Weekly

"This exciting anthology is a great, varied mix of comics that somehow also manages to be aesthetically and thematically cohesive. The energy of these artists is infectious and inspires me to work harder." — Ivan Brunetti

"A full-on plunge into the spot where contemporary visual art discovers narrative. Kramers Ergot has established itself as the center of the comics avant-garde." — Publisher's Weekly

330 page color softcover

Buenaventura Press, 2006

Additional information

Weight52 oz
Dimensions10 x 7 x 1 in
by

Sammy Harkham, editor

ISBN

097668487X

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