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Woody Woodpecker & the Avant-Garde
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
July 23, 2016 posted by Tom Klein

Woody Woodpecker & the Avant-Garde

Almost seventy years after it closed, an exhibit will open soon to celebrate the influence of a long-ago art gallery that had a big influence on cinema – and especially Woody cartoons.

Animation Anecdotes #272
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 22, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #272

“Itchy and Scratchy came from something I’ve always wanted to do since I was a little kid. Watching cartoons like Tom and Jerry, I thought it would be fun to do a cartoon that really was totally violent.” – Matt Groening

Cartoon Exhibition In The Segregated South
Christopher P. Lehman
July 16, 2016 posted by Christopher P. Lehman

Cartoon Exhibition In The Segregated South

Many theaters across the country, especially in the South, refused to admit African Americans. This month we take a look at how segregation shaped the cartoon-viewing experience in a typical southern city.