R. Crumb Exhibit in Philly

5 Sep

An R. Crumb comic book cover

A Philadelphia native, Robert Crumb arrived in San Francisco during the year 1967. There he became the leader of the growing “comix” movement and set new standards for adult satire. in the world of streetwear, R. Crumb’s work has stretched beyond the comic strip to land on a collection from Supreme. A new exhibition at the ICA Philadelphia explores the full career of R. Crumb in a variety of artistic ventures and settings.

Opening September 5, and running until December 7, R. Crumb’s Underground surveys his entire career. Themes of sex, social satire, jazz and the blues help to frame the artists work. It is the largest R. Crumb exhibition to date in the United States.

Mr. Natural was one of Crumb’s memorable characters

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