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LIVE from the NYPL: Come to Crumbland R. Crumb & Robert Hughes: A Conversation

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April 14, 2005

Program Locations:

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos Forum

Robert Crumb's longstanding and eye-catching career in the graphic arts is celebrated as the bad boy cartoonist makes his only scheduled U.S. appearance at The New York Public Library. The creator of Fritz the Cat, Zap Comix, and Mr. Natural discusses how he went from underground, X-rated artist to cultural icon. Robert Hughes, famous both as an art critic for Time magazine and as author of The Shock of the New and The Epic History of Art in America, will probe the famous, and very private, artist. This event will launch his new book from MQ Publications, The R. Crumb Handbook.