WHAT: HOLY HUNDREDS OF BLACK AND WHITE BATMAN COVERS!! Chip Kidd, one of the greatest and most renowned graphic designers in the world, is also known as one of the world’s greatest Batman afficionados, and he is bringing his Manhattan Batman exhibition, “Batman Black and White: Sketch Covers, Commissioned by Chip Kidd” to Mainspace ARTSPACE in downtown Shreveport on June 24, 2022.
WHO: Kidd is America’s most in-demand book jacket designer, best known for the thousands of book covers he has drawn over the last 36 years as a graphic designer and associate art director for Alfred A. Knopf Publishing House. He is routinely referred to as “the world’s greatest book jacket designer,” and has also been described as “the closest thing to a rock star in graphic design today.”
Louisiana’s Academy Award-Winning author and illustrator William Joyce is a friend of Kidd’s and says, ”Chip Kidd is the most consistently innovative cover designer of our time and maybe of all time.” His covers include Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park, Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84, Garcia Marquez’s Love in the Time of Cholera, Cormac McCarthy’s No Country for Old Men, and Possible Side Effects by Augusten Burroughs.
WHEN: “Batman Black and White” Exhibition Opens Friday, June 24, 5 p.m.
Meet Chip Kidd and Hear His Artist Talk, Saturday, June 25, 5 p.m.
WHERE: artspace at 708 Texas St., downtown Shreveport
www.Artspsaceshreveport.com for more