Chris Ware

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CHRIS WARE

 

1. The New York Times—September 23rd, 2000. Introduction2.

20 x 15 inches

NFS

2. The New York Times—September 23rd, 2000. 2 A. M. (Vending Machine. )

20 x 15 inches

3. The New York Times—September  23rd, 2000. (“I must’ve fallen asleep. . . ”)

20 x 15 inches

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4. The New York Times—September 23rd, 2000. 4 A. M. (SHUT “Oh miss kitty. . . ”)

20 x 15 inches

5. The New York Times—September  23rd, 2000. 6 A. M. (”I THOUGHT I’d remembered seeing a plunger. . . ”)

20 x 15 inches

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6. The New York Times—September 23rd, 2000. (Old Woman eating breakfast)

20 x 15 inches

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8. The New York Times—September 23rd, 2000. 10A. M. (Girl returning from visiting old woman)

20 x 15 inches

10. The New York Times—September 23rd, 2000. 2P. M. (Sketchbook; on phone with parents)

20 x 15 inches

11. The New York Times—September 23rd, 2000. 4P. M. (Laying on bed in despair)

20 x 15 inches

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12. The New York Times—September 23rd, 2000. 5P. M. (The plumbed revisits)

20 x 15 inches

13. The New York Times—September 23rd, 2000. 8P. M. (Grid with couple arguing reprise)

20 x 15 inches

14. The New York Times—September 23rd, 2000. 11P. M. (Making Out)

20 x 15 inches

15. The New York Times—September 23rd, 2000. Conclusion (Building full view. )

20 x 15 inches

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16. The New York Times—Five years later.

20 x 15 inches

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43. Branford—The Bes bee in the World. (Branford Book, one. )

29 x 20 inches

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44. Branford—The Bes bee in the World. (Branford Book, three. [”Betty. ”])

29 x 20 inches

49. Branford—The Bes bee in the World. (Branford Book, eight. [”A new Lease. ”])

29 x 20 inches

50. Branford—The Bes bee in the World. (Branford Book, nine. [Addenda and Transmigration. ])

13. 5 x 20 inches

51. One-Sided Argument (and Woman returning home).

20 x 29 inches

52. Old Woman Argument (and Old Woman crossing apartment).

20 x 29 inches

56. Touch Sensitive—I.

20 x 29 inches

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57. Touch Sensitive—II.

20 x 29 inches

58. Touch Sensitive—III.

20 x 29 inches

64. Old Woman—Mother.

20 x 29 inches

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65. Old Woman—Child.

20 x 29 inches

66. Old Woman—Husband.

20 x 29 inches

68. Oak Park Magazine—Powerless I and II.

20 x 29 inches

69. Oak Park Magazine—Powerless III.

29 x 20 inches

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70. Oak Park Magazine—Money. (New Yorker Cover. )

29 x 20 inches

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71. Oak Park Magazine—Money. (New Yorker Gate fold Strip. )Collection of Marc Trujillo.

20 x 26. 25 inches

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72. Oak Park Magazine—Mask I. (New Yorker. )

20 x 28 inches

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73. Oak Park Magazine—Mack II. (New Yorker. )

20 x 28 inches

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74. Oak Park Magazine—Funeral. (Unity Temple. )

27 x 20 inches

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79. Oak Park Magazine—Browsing. (Keystone page. )

27. 5 x 20 inches

81. Oak Park Newspaper—2. Finding House.

27. 5 x 20 inches

82. Oak Park Newspaper—3. Heurtley.

27. 5 x 20 inches

83. Oak Park Newspaper—4. Farmer's Market.

27. 5 x 20 inches

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84. Oak Park Newspaper—5. Gale House/Elizabeth Court.

27. 5 x 20 inches

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89. Oak Park Newspaper—10-11. Laundry/Phone Call.

27. 5 x 40 inches

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90. Oak Park Newspaper—12. Nighttime.

27. 5 x 20 inches

91. Oak Park Newspaper—13. Daytime.

27. 5 x 20 inches

92. Oak Park Newspaper—14. Paper Friend.

27. 5 x 20 inches

93. Oak Park Newspaper—15. Facebook/Flush.

27. 5 x 20 inches

94. Oak Park Newspaper—16. Suburban Parties.

27. 5 x 20 inches

99. Face I.

26. 5 x 20 inches

100. Face II.

26. 5 x 20 inches

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106. Oak Park Day—1. Waking Up. (5amto6: 40am/0tobirth. )

25. 25 x 20 inches

107. Oak Park Day—2. Getting Up. (7amto8: 20am/4monthsto12monthsold. )

25. 25 x 20 inches

108. Oak Park Day—3. Morning walk. (8: 40amto10am/1year3monthsto2years3monthsold. )

25. 25 x 20 inches

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109. Oak Park Day—4. Morning activities. (10: 20amto11: 40am/2years6monthsto3years6monthsold. )

25. 25 x 20 inches

110. Oak Park Day—5. Lunch. (12pmto1: 20pm/3years9monthsto4years9monthsold. )

25. 25 x 20 inches

111. Oak Park Day—6. Afternoon. (1: 40pmto3pm/5yearsto6yearsold. )

25. 25 x 20 inches

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112. Oak Park Day—7. Home from School/Shopping. (3: 20pmto4: 40pm/6years3monthsto7years3monthsold. )

25. 25 x 20 inches

113. Oak Park Day—8. Dinner. (5pmto6: 20pm/7years6monthsto8years6monthsold. )2011.

25. 25 x 20 inches

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114. Oak Park Day—9. Bedtime. (6: 40pmto8pm/8years9monthsto9years9monthsold. )

25. 25 x 20 inches

115. Oak Park Day—10. Asleep. (8: 20pmto9: 40pm/10yearsto11yearsold. )

25. 25 x 20 inches

116. Oak Park Day—11. Asleep/Unused Logo. (10pmto10: 20pm/11years3monthsto11years6monthsold. )

20 x 25. 25 inches

121. Building Stories—Cover.

25. 25 x 20 inches

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123. Multi-Story Building Model, I—Facade, Interior, Furnishings (with Instructions. )

29 x 69 inches

126. Oak Park Newspaper—Unused false start.

20 x 20 inches

Chris Ware, Biography

 

Born in Omaha, Nebraska, 1967.

BFA, University of Te x as at Austin, 1991.

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1989.

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1991-1993.

 

Selected Awards.

Hoi Fellow, United States Artists Fellowship, 2006.

“L'Alph Art” award, Angouleme, France, 2003.

Guardian First Book Award, 2001.

American Book Award, 2000.

Eisner and Harvey Comic book awards (18 total), 1994-2006.

 

Selected solo e x hibitions.

Gallerie Anneé, Haarlem, Holland, Summer 1998.

Fumetto Luzerner Comi x -Festival, Luzern, Switzerland, Spring 1999.

Presspop Gallery, Kyoto, Japan, Summer 2000.

Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, Spring 2003.

Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, Spring 2005.

Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, Autumn 2005.

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Spring 2006.

Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2007.

Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, February, 2008.

Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, April, 2008.

 

Selected collective e x hibitions.

“Daniel Clowes and Chris Ware.” Cultureel Centrum Romaanse Poort, Leuven, Belgium, Autumn 1999.

“Dan Clowes and Chris Ware.” Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, May 2001.

“Summer Reading: The Recreation of Language in 20th Century Art.” Loeb Art Center; Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, Summer 2001.

“American Comics,” Angouleme Center for Bande Desinee, 2002.

Whitney Biennial. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, March, 2002.

“Word Works,” Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, June - August, 2003.

“Artwork from McSweeney's Quarterly Concern Number 13,” Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, June 2004.

“Finesse,” Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, June 2004.

“Untold Tales,” Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, June 2004.

“Speak: Nine Cartoonists,” Pratt Manhattan Gallery, January —February 2006.

Masters of Comics, Hammer Museum, Fall 2005/Milwaukee Art Museum, Spring 2006/Jewish Museum New York, Autumn 2006.

“Fumetto International: Cultural Changes in Contemporary Comics,” Triennale, Milan, Italy, Summer, 2006.

 

Selected publications.

“Building Stories,” weekly newspaper comic strip, The New York Times, Fall 2005 — Spring 2006.

“The ACME Novelty Library,” issues 1-15, Seattle: Fantagraphics Books, 1993-2001.

“The ACME Novelty Library,” issues 16 - present, Chicago: The ACME Novelty Library, 2005 - present.

“Jimmy Corrigan, The Smartest Kid on Earth,” New York: Pantheon Books, 2000.

“The Acme Novelty Datebook,” Montreal: Drawn and Quarterly, 2003.

“McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern,” guest editor, issue number 13, 2004.

“Lost Buildings,” collaboration with Ira Glass, published Fall 2004.

“The ACME Novelty Library Report to Shareholders,” Pantheon Books, Fall 2005.

“Best American Comics 2007,” guest editor, Houghton Mifflin, 2007.

“The Acme Novelty Datebook, Volume II” Montreal: Drawn and Quarterly, 2007.

 

Selected Bibliography.

Sedaris, David. “The Book You Have to Read.” Entertainment Weekly, February 23rd, 2001.

McGrath, Charles. “Not Funnies,” New York Times Magazine, July 11th, 2004.

Raeburn, Daniel. “Chris Ware.” Laurence King Books, London, 2004.

Schjeldahl, Peter. “Words and Pictures — Graphic Novels Come of Age.” The New Yorker, October 17th, 2005.

Eggers, Dave. “Interview with a Silly Person who Thought Ware Could Not Draw,” catalogue essay, Masters of American Comics, 2005.

 

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