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Innovative Design a Foundation of Ware’s ‘Building Stories’

Posted on 05/14/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentThe first, and most important, question confronting someone choosing to write about Chris Ware’s graphic novel Building Stories is where to begin. Do you start with the powerful narrative or its unusual physical and artistic composition or the critical acclaim that may appear over the top until you’ve spent time immersed in this brilliant work? Since architecture provides much of the framework for Building Stories let’s begin with the novel’s physical and artistic composition. It comes in 14 parts housed in a …