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28 June 2019

Comics Iconoclasm at the ICA - part 1

The word "iconoclasm" is defined as the action of attacking or assertively rejecting cherished beliefs and institutions or established values and practices. So in the case of the exhibition that ran at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London June-September 1987 we can expect to see some of our treasured comics idols 'rejected' by some of the famous artists of the day...

Brochure (front cover) - taken from the Roy Lichtenstein painting entitled 'Image Duplicator'

Brochure (back cover)

And here's 'Flash in Venice' by Jean-Michel Basquiat

'Nestor' by Julian Opie

'Supermarkets' by Sigmar Polke

and some more Roy Lichtenstein

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