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Jan 27
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Sagan Embassy of France - La Maison Française 4101 Reservoir Road, NW - Washington, DC

Line & Frame: A Survey of European Comic Art

From February 27—March 14, 2020, "Line and Frame," the first comprehensive exhibition of European comic art in the United States, will bring together over fifty of the most renowned comic artists. An overview of original comic art from the last 70 years, the exhibition includes works ranging from 1950s Franco-Belgian artists to contemporary artists. 

Some of the featured artists include: Bablet, Beltran, Bess, Bilal, Boucq, Breccia, Bretécher, Capuana, Cestac, Claveloux, Crecy, Crepax, David B., Druillet, Franquin, Gipi, Giraud, Guarnido, Hergé, Jijé, Juillard, Killoffer, Ledroit, Liberatore,  Loisel, Manara, Manoukian, Margerin, Marini, Maroh, Martin, Mézières, Moebius, Montellier, Ott, Peyo, Pratt, Schmitt, Schuiten, Serpieri, Tardi, Toppi, Vance, Vatine, Yslaire.

A reception will be held the opening night, February 27 from 6pm—8pm, featuring special guest Jacques Glénat.  

Many other special events will take place over the course of the exhibition, detailed below.

French Night—February 28, 6:30pm-9pm

"Let's celebrate the French National Year of Comics!" (Private event) 

In collaboration with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy

Belgium Night—March 6, 2020 6pm-8pm

"Comic Art, a Belgian Tradition and Heritage"

In collaboration with Wallonie-Bruxelles International

Special Guest: François Schuiten 

Kids Afternoon—March 7, 2020 2pm-4pm 

"Let's discover and understand the craft"

In collaboration with the bookshop: Albertine

Society of Illustrators Night—March 12, 2020 6pm-8pm

"A Survey" (Private event)

With the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

Art by Olivier Ledroit.