Charles Burns

CHARLES BURNS grew up in Seattle in the 1970s. His work rose to prominence in Art Spiegelman's "Raw" magazine in the mid-1980s and took off from there, in an extraordinary range of comics and projects, from Iggy Pop album covers to the latest ad campaign for Altoids. In 1992 he designed the sets for Mark Morris's restaging of "The Nutcracker" (renamed "The Hard Nut") at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. He illustrated covers for "Time, The New Yorker, " and "The New York Times Magazine." He was...See more