Will Eisner: The Spirit of an Artistic Pioneer

Film/Video

Image courtesy Will Eisner Collection, The Ohio State University Cartoon Research Library

Will Eisner: The Spirit of an Artistic Pioneer

New Documentary

Nonfiction filmmaking holds a strong appeal for many committed directors and producers. This ongoing series lets you sample wide-ranging approaches to the contemporary documentary.

Thu, Apr 19, 2007 7 PM

Will Eisner was a pioneering force in comics for more than 60 years. Will Eisner chronicles the career of this influential artist, from the creation of his most famous character, the Spirit, to his contemporary work in the burgeoning field of graphic novels.

The film, screened here as a work-in-progress, is shown in conjunction with the exhibit Will Eisner: Storyteller at Ohio State's Cartoon Research Library, April 2-June 8. (Video, approx. 55 mins.)

Jean Dubuffet, Vaches au pre (Cows in a meadow), 1954

Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection closes Dec 31. Don't miss the exhibition artnet named among the world's 25 "must-see shows."

Artists featured in Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection

Learn more about the artists represented in Transfigurations at our dedicated website. (Educators will also find curriculum resources to support their K–12 classrooms.)

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