Comics versus art / Bart Beaty.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Beaty, Bart
Language:English
Published: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [2012], ©2012.
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Physical Description:x, 274 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Format: Book
Contents:
  • Introduction: Out of the historical dustbin : comics and the hierarchy of genres
  • What if comics were art? Defining a comics art world
  • Roy Lichtenstein's tears : Ressentiment and exclusion in the world of pop art
  • Searching for artists in the entertainment empire
  • Cartoons as masterpieces: an essay on illustrated classics
  • Highbrow comics and lowbrow art? The shifting contexts of the comics art object
  • On junk, investments, and junk investments: the evolution of comic book collectables
  • Crumbs from the table: the place of comics in art museums
  • By way of conclusion : Chris Ware's Comics about art.