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Pioneers of the Comic Strip

Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt

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A Different Avant-Garde

Spec­tac­ular, large and colourful – this is how comic strips captured their audi­ence. Around 1897, the middle classes, working classes and the army of immigrants were equally fasci­nated by the unfa­miliar visual expe­ri­ence they encoun­tered in US news­pa­pers. Read more.

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