Guest Curator: Jim Steranko


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Jim Steranko
Writer-Artist/Comic Book Legend
www.pigdogproductions.com

Jim Steranko is an artistic visionary. As an illustrator, musician, art director, magician, fire-eater, designer, escape artist, filmmaker, pop-culture lecturer, and publisher, Steranko has cut a ferocious path through the entertainment arts. The more than 100 innovations he created as artist-writer on Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D., Captain America, and X-MEN revolutionized the comics form and earning the artist lasting acclaim for his innovations in sequential art  particularly his infusion of surrealism, op art, and graphic design into the medium. As an illustrator, he has also painted a multitude of book covers, record jackets, and movie posters, including 30 Shadow paperbacks.

He has shown his work at more than 200 exhibitions worldwide, including the Louvre in Paris and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington. His two volumes of The History of Comics have sold more than 100,000 copies and as editor-publisher of the international entertainment magazine PREVUE, he conducted hundreds of star interviews and penned more than three million words.  As a filmmaker, he has collaborated with Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, and Francis Ford Coppola on some of their most popular movies. In particular, Steranko was instrumental in the formation of the  look of Spielberg’s Indiana Jones character. Steranko has been cited by Michael Chabon as an inspiration for his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, by Jack Kirby as inspiration for Mister Miracle, and, by WIZARD as one of the Top Five Most Influential Comicbook Artists of All Time.

He was inducted into the comic-book industry’s Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2006. and his art continues to wow audiences including recent covers to DC’s Before Watchman series, Rorschach.

Algernon Miller
Quantumblu
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: 150 and jsteranko. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Painting.
Alice Zinnes
Ancestral Fire
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: chashama, jsteranko, and pgoodwin. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Painting.
Barry Steely
helping hands
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: jsteranko. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Painting.
Carolyn Oberst
Across the Universe
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: chashama and jsteranko. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Painting.
Christine Gedeon
Divergent Walks; Gridded Cities (detail)
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: jsteranko. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Installation.
Claudia Cinquegrana
Route 1
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: jsteranko. borough: Queens. Art Medium: Photography.
David Pullman
Three Trees, Late Autumn
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: jsteranko. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Painting.
Dominique Sindayiganza
Tracks
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: jsteranko, kfeirtag, kjfp, and pazt. borough: Queens. Art Medium: Photography.
Don Lisy
Feeble Engines Of Despotism
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dsimon and jsteranko. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Painting.
Eva Orzech
Untitled
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: jsteranko. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Painting.
Evan Venegas
Lost Grid A28
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: jsteranko and lross. borough: Queens. Art Medium: Painting.
Gail Stoicheff
Pussy_Riot3 (Rottie)
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: jsteranko. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Painting.
Gregg Baker
Orbit # 7
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: jsteranko. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Digital and Photography.
jaime arredondo
La Invencible II
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: jsteranko. borough: Queens. Art Medium: Painting.
jamie martinez
Head of Hem
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: 150 and jsteranko. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Painting.
Jean-Marie Guyaux
crash #60 - Lincoln Town Car 2007
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: jsteranko. borough: Queens. Art Medium: Photography.
Jorge Posada
Urban Exodus . Escape I
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: jsteranko. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Painting.
Juri Morioka
DoMiSoMiSo
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: 150, chashama, and jsteranko. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Painting.
Kuan Ling Lin
Beethoven
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: jsteranko. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Digital, Drawing, and Print Making.
Lawrence Terry
Facing My Son's Sun
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: fneal, jsteranko, and pgoodwin. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Mixed Media.
Maria Virginia Barranguet
Timeflow
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: aewarder, jsteranko, and pgoodwin. borough: Queens. Art Medium: Painting.
Sheeba Maya
Aries
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: 150 and jsteranko. borough: Bronx. Art Medium: Digital.
Siargei Pchalintzau (Sergey Pchelintsev)
Lady Jane (from The Rolling Stones)
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: jsteranko. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Painting.
Zaria Forman
Greenland #57
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ElisaArt, fneal, and jsteranko. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Drawing.