BURNE HOGARTH (1911–1996), hailed as the “Michaelangelo of the comic strip,” was one of the most iconic cartoonists and influential arts educators of the twentieth century and remains so today. After attending the Chicago Art Institute and Academy of Fine Arts at the age of fifteen, Hogarth began an illustrious career in arts education, fine arts, illustration, advertising, and comics, and became recognized as one of the earliest creators of the graphic novel. Best known for his innovative illustrations of the syndicated Sunday Tarzan, Hogarth broke fresh ground in the newspaper comic strip by combining classicism, expressionism, and narrative in
a powerful, new way.
As cofounder of the School of Visual Arts—one of the world’s leading art schools—he brought his unique approach to art into the classroom. His passionate lectures on anatomy and art history formed the foundation for The Burne Hogarth® Dynamic Drawing Series that continues to teach and influence artists and animators worldwide.
Hogarth’s art has been exhibited in many important galleries around the world including the Louvre in the Museé des Arts Décoratifs and Marseilles’ Bibliothèque. He traveled the world throughout his life receiving numerous international awards and accolades.
Excellent, exactly what I was looking for - my 15 year old son is interested in comic illustration.Published 12 days ago by Deirdre
Much better than the average figure drawing book. Nobody has all the answers, but this book adds many.Published 19 days ago by Edwin H Donnelly
I bought this as a gift for my son. It arrived ahead of schedule and my son is very happy with this book.Published 3 months ago by Mikala
I learned a great deal just by his illustrations of hands and feet.
The pictures explain it all.
The gravy is his simple, clear writing style.
At first glance the title of the book just pulls you in and then the small description on the cover "a new approach to drawing the moving figure" I wanted to believe I was... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Pashootan Manoochehri