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When comics gain altitude


The city of Megève is organizing an exhibition until April 18 showing the close links between comics and the mountains. From Bécassine to Tintin, passing through the works of Doré, Cosey, Guibert, Rosinski, Taniguchi or Uderzo, here is a beautiful graphic excursion in the heart of the Alps.

From peaks to peaks, there is only one step, it seems, for the city of Megève.

With the invaluable help of Thierry Groensteen, the famous alpine ski resort is unveiling a major exhibition, “Lignes de crest.

The comic strip on the summits", where the visitor will be able to discover and understand how the artists of the ninth art, these miniaturists, went about evoking the grandiose immensity of the mountain massifs, as well as the close links maintained by the comic strip with the mountain.

No sooner have you entered the doors of this vast exhibition than you understand all the interest of this retrospective bringing together nearly twenty-five artists as well as a hundred original works arranged in ten themes on a space of 500 square meters.

Outside the museum, the snow-capped Mont-Blanc enchants a beautiful blue sky, while inside you can see a series of peaks drawn by artists as varied as they are inventive.

Doing the honors of the visit, the former director of the Museum…

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Source: lefigaro

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