Saturday, September 7, 2013

October 18

By Al

Today, I went to the Museum of Chinese in American.  They were having a special exhibit of the portrayal of Chinese in comic book art.  One display showed the depiction of Asians in comics from 1942 to 1986. In much of it, Asians were the bad guys.  When not the bad guys, they were martial art type guys.  Most of it was racist.  They had another display of new alternative comics done by Asian artists.  It was very interesting.  I bought some books.  The permanent exhibit is also very interesting.  It looks as some of the ways in which Chinese immigrants adapted to life in American and some of the ways they kept parts of Chinese culture and how they adapted it to America.  Very interesting.

This is the outside of the museum.  It is right on the boundary between Chinatown and Little Italy.

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