Graphic novelist to appear at Printers Row Lit Fest
By Christopher Borrelli.
May 30, 2009
"There is humility."
"Then there is humility as practiced by artist Chris Ware. He is a Mt. Rushmore-size monument to self-doubt and deflation. “Annoying,” “self-conscious,” “overwrought,” “over thought,” “constipated” – the Oak Park cartoonist is rarely at a loss for briars of self-laceration aimed at his work, and even at his own humility. Which is a bit hard to reconcile with the work itself – so original and praised that Ware, routinely hailed as a genius, won an American Book Award in 2000 and landed in the Whitney Biennial in 2002."
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