This Fall, all eyes are on Comics. In New York, the month-long is underway and in Paris, , better known under his artist name Hergé, with an exhibition on the father of bandes dessinées. Although The Adventures of Tintin sold more than 250 million copies and were translated into a hundred languages, they play only a small part in the exhibition as we get access to lesser known works from the visionary artist. Comics Quick et Flupke and Jo, Zette et Jocko, are notably showcased at the Grand Palais, along with advertisement drawings and a number of abstract paintings he both created and collected, including the works of Roy Lichtenstein and Fontana. A portrait of Hergé from Andy Warhol, who publicly praised Hergé as one of the greatest artists of his time, can also be seen at the exhibition.


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