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Taylor, Raphaël: "The Artist at Work. Reading Originals in the Musée Hergé." In: European Comic Art 3.2 (2010), S. 189–207.
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Keywords: "Tintin", Belgien, Hergé, Remi. Georges, Schaffensprozess
Collection: European Comic Art
The opening of the Musée Hergé at Louvain-la-Neuve in 2009 promises to have a significant effect on the reception of Hergé’s works. Curated by Joost Swarte, it makes available to the public a broad and regularly updated selection of original artwork. This article considers what can be learned through a close inspection of Hergé’s originals for Les Aventures de Tintin. A general description of their material features is followed by close readings of two examples (a sheet of pen-and-ink drawings and a sheet of preparatory pencil drawings) from Tintin au Tibet [‘Tintin in Tibet’]. By adopting a suitable reading method, we can recover hidden aspects of Hergé’s creative process, thereby gaining a better understanding of how ideas for his bande dessinée narratives were developed and finalised during the act of composition.
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