Artcurial announces the first ever auction dedicated to “The World of Tardi”

In Artcurial’s next major Comic Strips sale on 21 November there will be an entire section devoted to Tardi, comprising some 26 works. This is the first time that there has been an auction sale dedicated to the artist. There will be free access to the preview exhibition at Artcurial between 29 October and 4 November. Here the public will be able to view a group of important charcoal drawings that formed part of the exhibition Tardi en banlieue (organised in 1990 at the Escale gallery), superb illustrations for Voyage au bout de la nuit and Mort à crédit by Louis-Ferdinand Céline, and canvases from the series Tardi par la fenêtre . « Organising this sale event is a great opportunity. Tardi is not only the creator of Adèle Blanc-Sec and Nestor Burma, but also one of the major authors of the ninth art. He is someone who, like Hergé, Edgar P. Jacobs and Enki Bilal, has crossed the boundaries of traditional

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