Tomi Ungerer: All in One at The Drawing Center, January 16 – March 22, 2015

“No one, I dare say, no one was as original. Tomi influenced everybody.” — Maurice Sendak.

Choice Not Chance

Choice Not Chance, 1967 (political poster). 
21 x 26 5/8 inches (53.3 x 67.6 cm). 
Collection Rennert’s Gallery, New York

Eat

Eat, 1967 (political poster). 
21 x 26 1/2 inches (43.5 x 67.2 cm). 
Collection Rennert’s Gallery, New York

New York Times poster

New York Times, 1965 (poster). 
59 1/2 x 45 inches (151 x 114.3 cm). 
Collection of Rennert’s Gallery, New York

Untitled_drawing for Heart Attack

Untitled, 1962 (drawing for Heart Attack (Der Herzinfarkt), first published 1962 at Diogenes Verlag AG, Zürich). 
Ink and conte on tracing paper, 
4 3/10 x 6 1/2 inches (11 x 16.5 cm). Courtesy of the Tomi Ungerer Museum – International center for Illustration Collection, Strasbourg
 © Diogenes Verlag AG Zürich \ Tomi Ungerer. 
Photo: Musées de la Ville de Strasbourg / Mathieu Bertola

Untitled_drawing for The Party

Untitled, 1966 (drawing for The Party, first published 1966 at Paragraphic Books, Grossman Publishers, New York). 
Ink and ink wash on paper
, 18 x 18 inches (45.8 x 45.6 cm). 
Collection Musée Tomi Ungerer – Centre international de l’Illustration, Strasbourg
 © Tomi Ungerer/ Diogenes Verlag AG Zürich
, Musées de la Ville de Strasbourg / Mathieu Bertola

No Parking Please

No Parking Please, 1971-1983 (drawing for Slow Agony, first published 1983 at Diogenes Verlag AG, Zürich). 
Black grease pencil, black ink and colored ink wash on paper, 
23 3/5 x 35 inches (60 x 89 cm)
. Collection Musée Tomi Ungerer – Centre international de l’Illustration, Strasbourg  
© Tomi Ungerer/ Diogenes Verlag AG Zürich, 
Musées de la Ville de Strasbourg / Mathieu Bertola

Untitled _We want mothers

Untitled (We want mothers), 1977-1979, (drawing for Babylon, first published 1979 at Diogenes Verlag AG, Zürich). 
Black grease pencil on paper
, 15 7/10 x 11 4/5 inches (40 x 30 cm). 
Collection Musée Tomi Ungerer – Centre international de l’Illustration, Strasbourg 
© Tomi Ungerer/ Diogenes Verlag AG Zürich,
 Musées de la Ville de Strasbourg / Mathieu Bertola

Untitled_drawing for The Three Robbers

Tomi Ungerer, Untitled, 1961 (drawing for The Three Robbers). Collage of cut paper, gouache, and marker on paper, 11 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches. Copyright (c) Tomi Ungerer / Diogenes Verlag AG Zurich, Switzerland. All rights reserved

Untitled_drawing for Fog Island

Untitled, 2011 (drawing for Fog Island, first published 2012 as Der Nebelmann by Diogenes Verlag AG, Zürich). Pastels and black ink, collage on black paper, 16 5/8 x 10 3/8 inches (42.2 x 27.4 cm). Courtesy of the Tomi Ungerer Collection, in deposit to the Tomi Ungerer Museum, Strasbourg © Tomi Ungerer /Diogenes Verlag AG Zürich. Photo courtesy Musées de la Ville de Strasbourg / Mathieu Bertola

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