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The world of Chris Ware is exhibited at Beaubourg


The BPI of the Center Pompidou is devoting a sumptuous exhibition to this master of American comics, grand prize of the Angoulême festival in 2021.

From the outset, we notice that the scenography of the Chris Ware exhibition of the BPI of the Beaubourg Center has an architecture pierced with holes, like the windows of an American building.

This airy architecture resonates perfectly with the erudite and so atypical work of the master of American comic strips, one of whose albums comprising 14 booklets is entitled

Building Stories


Awarded this year with the grand prize of the city by the 49th Angoulême Festival, Chris Ware, 55, took advantage of his visit to France (last March) to visit the Beaubourg Center.

“Chris Ware confessed to us that he loved this building since his childhood”

, says Isabelle Bastian-Dupleix, curator of the exhibition.

The sumptuous exhibition dedicated to him by the BPI over 200 square meters, rich in 85 original plates and numerous painted objects, sculptures or models, allows us to enter deeply into the heart of the universe of this brilliant, demanding designer, discovered by Art Spiegelman .

"The story…

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Source: lefigaro

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