Monday, May 03, 2010

PICS FROM GARO EXHIBIT IN NYC

As I've blogged about a few times now, New York's Center for Book Arts is hosting an ongoing exhibit showing off the full collection of legendary alternative manga anthology GARO.

Same Hat reader and cartoonist Noel attended the exhibit opening a few weeks back, and sent along these rad photos from inside the gallery. As you can see, there's a mixture of mounted covers, notable spreads on display, and explanatory notes and writings. The exhibit Garo Manga: The First Decade, 1964-1973 is on display until June 26, 2010.
















15 comments:

Carlos E. SaborĂ­o R. said...

I'm a noob to all of this oldschool manga (I'm lovin' this website). Are these GARO scanned and archived somewhere in the interwebs?

Austrian Velvet Fire Guide said...

I would love to know the same thing, but more so, are there more pictures?

ryan said...

@Carlos: Nope, the archives of the magazine haven't been digitized or made available online. Stories from Garo appear in English in a few books (Comics Underground Japan, Secret Comics Japan, RAW) but not yet in the way you are describing. Perhaps sometime in the future the Japanese stakeholders will present the material that way--- we're talking Thousands and Thousands of pages from hundreds of contributors, keep in mind.

Thanks for reading Same Hat, btw!

@Austrian: These are all the photos I received, I'll be posting more somewhere after I visit the exhibit myself at the end of May.

Andrew said...

Super cool!

Carlos E. SaborĂ­o R. said...

Thanks Ryan!

jimpac said...

Sweet pics.
I'm going to have to order myself one of the catalogues to make up for not being able to get to the show in person. It's a shame they can't get some gallery to host it in the UK.

icursetheday said...

jealous

77 said...

This work (kamui)is set up in all libraries of Japan.

alive said...

hello ryan.

first of all I must apologize, that i'm writing this comment to a post that I haven't even read, but i'm not very familiar to blogs so i don't know how to write a pm.
What I wanted to ask if you have a Myanimelist account?

Many Thanks, for one of the greatest blogs out there!

ryan said...

@Alive: Thanks for reading! Next time you can just email me right at SAMEHAT at GMAIL dot COM.

Yeah, I do have an account on Myanimelist, though I haven't checked it in a month or so. I joined so I could talk to people on this club:
http://myanimelist.net/clubs.php?cid=14101

But then I got busy with other stuff and didn't go back.

Akime said...

Oh...I would love to can see that... :____)

Sootoo said...

Could anyone tell me the name of the artist,that made the 5th from above?

It`s really a bit oldshool,but it also really kinda reminds me of Maruo.Mostly because of the psycho pic and the red colours.

Dr.Garushi said...

hey hello, I'm a big fan of this kind of mangas; but I know realively little about the gener, how it's named etc, I just know some of the autors: Shintaro Kago, and my favorite Uziga Waita, your blog really got me exited I've been looking arround but i really don't know what to look for.

It would be really great if you make something like a "guro for dummies tutorial" where you tell us what are the "must read" ones or the best autors a little history and things like that.

I'll be arround watching the updates, I have some diferent material also, we can make contact and mabye I have something you haven't read.

foto.gris@gmail.com

Oli said...

Sootoo:
5th from above must be Hanawa Kazuichi, who indeed had a great influence on Maruo. Some of his manga have already been translated in french (the "softer" ones), but Lezard Noir (publisher) might release some more soon...

ryan said...

@Dr. Garushi: thanks for reading! Apologies for the slow updates here. I actually probably am not the exact right person for a "Guro tutorial"--- my interests are more in "ero-guro-nonsense" in the academic weirdo Taisho aesthetic sense... not so much stuff like Hayami and Waita... But I bet some other folks that read Same Hat could help you out!