Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Blog Flume: Ditko and the Beauty of Abstraction

Blog Flume: Ditko and the Beauty of Abstraction: "Although Steve Ditko’s art has always been, in a large sense, representational, his work features some of the most highly abstract cartooning seen in mainstream comics. This is especially true in 'The Dimensions of Greed,' a story in the anthology Time Warp #3, (March 1980; DC). If we removed the human figures from these two pages (which appear side-by-side in the comic), the context for understanding the ‘objects’ and the narrative spaces you are seeing would disappear:"


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