Bonner Online-Bibliographie zur Comicforschung
Bonn Online Bibliography of Comics Research

WIKINDX Resources

Roeder, Katherine: "Chris Ware and the Burden of Art History." In: The Comics of Chris Ware. Drawing is a Way of Thinking. Hrsg. v. David M. Ball und Martha B. Kuhlman. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2010, S. 65–77. 
Added by: joachim (22 Jul 2010 12:03:40 Europe/Berlin)   Last edited by: joachim (29 Jul 2014 14:51:21 Europe/Berlin)
Resource type: Book Article
Languages: englisch
DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781604734423.003.0005
BibTeX citation key: Roeder2010
Email resource to friend
View all bibliographic details
Categories: General
Keywords: "ACME Novelty Library", Intertextualität, Kunst, Museum, USA, Ware. Chris
Creators: Ball, Kuhlman, Roeder
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi (Jackson)
Collection: The Comics of Chris Ware. Drawing is a Way of Thinking
Views: 13/262
Views index: 2%
Popularity index: 0.5%
This chapter examines Chris Ware’s comics version of art history and how it reveals his fundamental ambivalence toward high art and the institution of the museum, even when he has been celebrated by many in these arenas. By analyzing “Our History of Art,” a series of episodes that appears among the opening pages of The ACME Report, it highlights the tension between Ware’s suspicion of the art world and his familiarity and ease with its conventions. The chapter also considers Ware’s advocacy for a greater awareness of comics in relation to his critique of traditional art histories. Furthermore, it discusses the influence of artists such as William Hogarth, René Magritte, and Philip Guston on Ware’s artistic production, along with his skepticism toward both art criticism and art museums.
wikindx 5.7 ©2018 | Total resources: 11780 | Username: -- | Bibliography: WIKINDX Master Bibliography | Style: Comicforschung-Bibliographie Stil (CFB) | Database queries: 57 | DB execution: 0.30883 secs | Script execution: 0.32494 secs

PHP execution time: 0.01487 s
SQL execution time: 0.30883 s
TPL rendering time: 0.00124 s
Total elapsed time: 0.32494 s
Peak memory usage: 1.3255 MB
Memory at close: 1.2752 MB