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Allen Spiegel Fine Arts is the agency which represents all the artists listed on this website. Arrangements for services of any of the artists represented can be made through this site for all commercial work and fine art gallery shows. Allen Spiegel Fine Arts is also the publisher of limited edition prints, books, postcards, cd's and more

NEWS

ITEM: upcoming Kent Williams curated exhibition.
THE HUMAN ECLECTIC
Featuring new works from Peter Liashkov, Barron Storey, Jon J Muth, Aaron Smith, Dean Karr, Mari Inukai, Chris Anthony, Jennifer Poon, Jason Shawn Alexander, Kevin Llewellyn, Sara Escamilla and Kent Williams.

Merry Karnowsky Gallery
October 17 - November 7, 2009
Opening Reception: October 17, 8-11pm

Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 12-6pm
1170 S. La Brea Ave (in the Art 170 Buiulding)
Los Angeles, California
ph: 323.933.4408











ITEM: upcoming Dave McKean exhibition.
NARRATIVE ARCS
Rye Art Gallery
September 12 - October 11, 2009
Preview: September 12, 11am-1 pm

Open the public
107 High Street, Rye
ph: 01797222433











ITEM: Jon J Muth wins the 2009 Bock Book Award for Children's Literature for Zen Ties.
The Library and the Neumann Institute for Franciscan Studies sponsor the Frances and Wesley Bock Book Award for Children's Literature with the award ceremony to take place on October 4, 2009.

For further information about the award and a list of past recipients, please click here.










ITEM: upcoming Allen Spiegel Fine Arts appearance.
San Diego Comic Con International
July 22-26, 2009
Tables 4701, 4703 and 4705
Appearances by Kent Williams, Dave McKean, Barron Storey and Scott Morse.
















As well as offering recent works from many of the represented artists, look for the following item to make it's debut at this event:


At Random Too by Kent Williams
Published by Allen Spiegel Fine Arts.
24 pages. 10 x 13 inches Soft cover printed black and white.

Price: $20.00 US


Postcard From Brussles by Dave McKean
Published by Allen Spiegel Fine Arts and Hourglass. 48 pages. 6 x 6 inches square. Hard cover printed black and white.

Price: $18.00 US









ITEM: Jon J Muth's Stonecutter re-released/new short film.
Stonecutter (with John Kuramoto) re-released by MacMilian Books (originally publiushed by Allen Spiegel Fine Arts) in April 2009. 136 pages, black and white throughout. For further information click here.

With this new publication, Jamie Tolagson directed a short film detailing some of the procees that went into making this book. That video is viewable to the right.











ITEM: new Jon J Muth interview.
Jon J Muth recently sat down with ReadingRockets.org to discuss his influences, work technique and fatherhood. Click here to view.











ITEM: upcoming Dave McKean exhibition.
Century Guild presents NITRATE AND KINOGEISTS exhibition at the historic portage theater
Portage Theratre
Chicago, IL
ph: (773) 736-4050
July 17 - 18, 2009

To include two signing events:
Challengers Comics
1845 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL
ph: (773) 278-0155
July 16, 2009 with the time to be determined

Chicago Comics
3244 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL
ph: (773) 528-1983
July 18, 2009 2-4 PM












ITEM: new Kent Williams poster.
Kent was recently commisioned by Criterion and Janus Films to do a movie poster for the theatrical re-release of Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon. Allen Spiegel Fine Arts will have an extremely limited number of copies of the poster available for sale at their booth at the San Diego Con in July.











ITEM: Jon J Muth wins the Children's Choice Book Award for 2009 Illustrator of the Year for his book Zen Ties.
The Children's Choice Book Awards are administered by the Children's Book Council (CBC) in partnership with the International Reading Association (IRA). Thousands of children all over the country vote on their favorite books, authors and illustrators. For more information, click here.











ITEM: upcoming Dave McKean exhibition.
PERSISTENCE OF VISION
Merry Karnowsky Gallery
Los Angeles, CA
July 19 - August 16, 2008
Opening reception: Saturday, July 19th, 8-11 pm

Open the public
170 S. La Brea (In the Art 170 Bldg.)
ph: (323) 933-4408











ITEM: upcoming Allen Spiegel Fine Arts appearance.
San Diego Comic Con International
July 23-27, 2008
Tables 4701, 4703 and 4705
Appearances by Jon J Muth, Kent Williams, Scott Morse, Dave McKean, Thom Ang and Barron Storey.
















As well as offering recent works from Jon J Muth and Greg Ruth, look for the following items to make their debut at this event:


Postcard From Paris by Dave McKean
Published by Allen Spiegel Fine Arts and Hourglass. 48 pages. 6 x 6 inches square. Hard cover printed black and white.

Price: $18.90 US


Squink by Dave McKean
Published by Allen Spiegel Fine Arts and Hourglass. 200 pages. 9.5 x 9.5 inches square. Soft cover.

Price: $42.75 US



Keanshow: A Collection of Short Films by Dave McKean
This release collects 17 of Dave's short films, including "N[eon]" and "The Week Before", plus exclusive bonus features on one DVD.
Run Time: 201 minutes.

Extremely limited supply.
Price: $27.99 US



In Skeletons by Ray Bradbury with illustrations by Dave Mckean
Published by Subterranean Press.
Additional product information to come.
44 pgs.

Price: tbd


Persistence of Vision by Dave McKean
Additional product information to come.

Price: tbd


In Animate: New Paintings by Kent Williams
Published by Allen Spiegel Fine Arts
This large format catalogue features paintings from Williams' 2007 exhibition at Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles. Introduction by Sara Escamilla

Text in English, Japanese, German
Softcover
16 pgs. including covers, 4 color, 13 x 10 in.

Price: $20.00 US









ITEM: upcoming Kent Williams exhibition.
SWIM IN THE DEEP WATER
New Works at Merry Karnowsky Gallery
Los Angeles, CA
September 27-October 25, 2008
Opening reception: Saturday, Sept. 27th, 8-11 pm
170 S. La Brea (In the Art 170 Bldg.)
ph: (323) 933-4408


New Works at Merry Karnowsky Gallery
Berlin-Mitte, Germany
18 October-15 November, 2008
Opening reception: Saturday, Oct. 18th, 7-10 pm
Torstrasse 175
ph: + 49 30 28 50 30 72









ITEM: upcoming Jon J Muth appearances.
The Calvin College Festival of Faith in Writing
April 17-19,2008
Calvin College
Grand Rapids, Michigan

The International Reading Association 53rd Annual Convention
May 4-8, 2008
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, Georgia









ITEM: new Jon J Muth book.
Zen Ties
(the sequel to the Caldecott Honor Book Zen Shorts) released by Scholastic Books in Feburary 2008


"Muth's brush is as sure as ever...Stillwater offers a model of pure saintliness, and children will instantly respond to him" - Publishers Weekly, starred review









ITEM: upcoming Jon J Muth book.
M
(an adaptation of Fritz Lang's classic film) to be published by Harry N. Abrams in April 2008









ITEM: upcoming Scott Morse books.
Three volume of Scott's Magic Pickle will be released in May 2008 by Scholastic Books.











ITEM: Upcoming Jon J Muth exhibition.
15 Years Later
with T.A. Boyle and Ballard Borich from February 14 to March 1, 2008.

Gallery information:
Collector's Art Group
225 East Sixth Street 2nd Floor
Cincinnati, Ohio
45202
ph: 513.587.0220












ITEM: Amalgam: Paintings and Drawings 1992-2007 by Kent Williams published by Allen Spiegel Fine Arts. 10 inches by 12 inches. Full color. Includes essays by Edward Lucie-Smith and Julia Morton.
Price: $75.60 U.S.


Also available in an extremely limited edition of 75 signed and numbered slipcased copies that include an original tipped in two color lithograph.
Price: $450.00. U.S.
Individuals interested in the limited edition may place a $100 deposit on this item to guarantee product. Please initiate contact through the appropriate link above for further details.





Postcard From Barcelona by Dave McKean
Published by Allen Spiegel Fine Arts and Hourglass. 48 pages. 6 inches square. White satin paper. Black and white throughout. Hard cover printed black and white.
Price: $18 U.S.

















ITEM: upcoming Scott Morse book.
Scrap Mettle
to be published summer 2007 by Image Comics. 400 full colour pages.







ITEM: upcoming Scott Morse book.
The Ancient Book Of Myth And War
with fellow Pixar allum Lou Ramano, Don Shank and Nate Wragg published in April 2007 by Adhouse Books.








ITEM: Jon J Muth's adaptation of Fritz Lang's classic film M to be republished by Harry N. Abrams in the spring of 2008.






ITEM: Kent Williams adaptaion of Darren Aronofsky's 'The Fountain' has been nominated for a Screen-To-Comic Scream Award.
Thank you for your support on this project




ITEM: Allen Spiegel Fine Arts premiered three new books at this years San Diego Comic Con International. Ordering information to be added to this product section of this website shortly.

asfa presents 108 drawings featuring new, rare and previously unseen work from Thom Ang, August Hall, Phil Hale, Dave McKean, Scott Morse, Jon J Muth, Bonnie To Yee de Muth, George Pratt, Greg Ruth, Greg Spalenka, Jamie Tolagson and Kent Williams.
Book design by Kent Williams.
Price: $27 U.S.

Postcard From Vienna - Dave McKean
Published by Allen Spiegel Fine Arts and Hourglass. 48 pages. 6 inches square. White satin paper. Black and white throughout. Hard cover printed black and white.
Drawings made in Vienna December 30th 2005 thru January 2006. Inspired by the many extraordinary artists whose works live in this haunting city, and the gift of two old postcards from author Jonathan Carroll.
Price: $15 U.S.













The Particle Tarot: The Minor Arcana - Dave McKean
Published By Allen Spiegel Fine Arts and Hourglass. 96 pages. 9' x 9'. 1st edition.
This forth book of McKeans photographic work is based on the Minor Arcana, with beautiful color photographs representing each of the characters. Forward by Milcho Manchevsky (film director of "Before The Rain", "Dust" and "The Wire" (2002) TV series episode "Game Day").
This new book by Dave McKean completes the entire Tarot deck started by him in his companion book The Particle Tarot: The Major Arcana (information on that product listed below).
As with the other three Dave McKean photo books published by Allen Spiegel Fine Arts, this first printing will be limited to 3000 copies for USA distribution.
White satin paper. Full color throughout. Hard cover with full color dust jacket.
Price: $54 U.S.



The Particle Tarot: The Major Arcana - Dave McKean
Published By Allen Spiegel Fine Arts and Hourglass. 5 colors (full color plus a gold metallic).1st edition hardback. Forward by Alejandro Jodorowsky legendary film director of "El Topo". The third book of McKean's photographic work is based on the Major Arcana, with beautiful color photographs representing each of the characters. The information is presented in an excellent graphic design to compliment the whole style of the book. Previously published, this books is still available from the first printing through the product section of this website.
Price: $45 U.S.





ITEM: As well as the three new published offerings listed above, copies of four yet to be released books will be premiering at the ASFA booths at San Diego Con 2006.

I Will Hold You 'Til You Sleep written by Linda Zuckerman and illustrated by Jon J Muth. Published by Scholastic. This hardcover is due in stores in October of this year but will be available in limited supply at the ASFA booth.

The Homecoming written by Ray Bradbury and illustrated by Dave McKean. Published by Harper Collins. This hardcover is due in stores September 1, 2006 but will be available in limited supply at the ASFA booth.

R.L. Stine Goosebumps graphic novel published by Scholastic. Stories by Greg Ruth, Scott Morse and Gabriel Hernandez. Hardcover and Softcover are due in stores September 1, 2006 but available in limited supply at the ASFA booth













Sudden Gravity written and illustrated by Greg Ruth. Published by Dark Horse Comics. This collection will be in stores the end of July of this year but will be available in limited supply at the ASFA booth.



ITEM: Jon J Muth's Scholastic Press published children's book Zen Shorts was distinguished both as a Caldecott Honor Book and the winner of the Independent Bookstore Book Sence Award for Best Childrens Illustrated publication.

A Caldecott Honor is given by the Association for Library Service to Children for chidrens picture book releases that are "worthy of attention."


The Book Sense Book of the Year Award (formerly known as the ABBY Award) was inaugurated on June 2 at BookExpo America 2000. Winners are chosen by independent booksellers across the country who vote for the titles they most enjoyed handselling to their customers in the previous year. The winners are announced at the annual BookExpo America trade fair.