The famed Louvre Museum is well-known for its collection of renowned paintings and sculptures, including the likes of the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo. Lesser-known, however, is the museum’s collection of comics—mostly from French and Japanese artists—now on showcase at The Mori Arts Center Gallery. Color and modernity will captivate anyone who comes to this exhibition, with focus on “bande dessinée,” meaning “comic strips” in French. The exhibition’s title, “The Ninth Art,” takes its name from the French term used to describe comic art. (FYI: the other eight are architecture, sculpture, painting, music, literature and poetry, plays, films, and media arts).
Read more in our article about the exhibition here.