Die Sonne (review: 4/5)

A man chases the sun through city, sky, and sea in this wordless story by Frans Masereel. Here’s my favorite sequence from Die Sonne:
[update: images removed due to copyright complaint from Verwertungsgesellschaft Bild-Kunst. no more free publicity—you’ll have to trust me that it’s worth your time]

Take a look at some other woodcuts from Die Sonne. This is the first of four Masereel books that I recently picked up at the Emory library. I’m sure I’ll enjoy the others over the next week or two.

3 thoughts on “Die Sonne (review: 4/5)

  1. Oh, man — I freaking love Masereel. Thanks for putting these up. I found a book of his (pen/brush + ink) drawings, which is weird a) because I’ve never seen any b) because from a distance, they look just like his woodcuts.I’m going to scan them next week and put them up.

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