Friday, December 17, 2010

Merry Pictures

A nice link from Drew Tkalenko's Live Journal page on the recently-opened "Merry Pictures: The First Russian Comics" exhibit at Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery on Krymsky Val. Devoted largely to the children's journal "Merry Pictures" (co-founded in 1956 by the great Ivan Semenov, it holds a very important place in the history of Russian comics), the exhibit also features works by the conceptualists Ilya Kabakov and Viktor Pivovarov .

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