‘New York: From the Spirit to the Modern Graphic Novel’ exhibit showcasing work of the comics and graphic novel master Will Eisner who was inspired by, and which spotlighted, his hometown, New York. The exhibition is currently running till June 30, 2011 at the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art.
The exhibition spotlights the city as reflected in all eras of Eisner’s work. It includes Spirit artwork, art from many of his classic graphic novels, including A Contract with God and To the Heart of the Storm, and original paintings by Eisner, as well as art by significant creators who were influenced by him.
Coincidentally, in celebration of Will Eisner’s birthday today March 6, 2011, (he would have been 94), Google has honored him with a special illustrated Google Logo.
Visit WillEisner.com to learn more about him and see a Gallery of his work.