Crumb Eyeball Blowing Minds  1965 -1972; The East Village Other. The Rise of underground comix and the alternative press.


Images from the panel and party held Feb. 28, 2012 to open “Blowing Minds: The East Village Other, the Rise of Underground Comix and the Alternative Press, 1965-1975,” an the exhibition commemorating The East Village Other. The event was sponsored by the Local East Village, the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, the Fales Library and Special Collections of NYU’s Elmer A. Bobst Library, and the NYU Program in Museum Studies with generous support from the New York Council for the Humanities, the NYU Humanities Initiative, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and Alan Abramson. Here you’ll find a video link to the panel discussion on opening night, which featured Claudia Dreifus, Alex Gross, Steven Heller, Peter Leggieri, John McMillian, and Dan Rattiner.

Exhibition Walkthrough

A walkthrough of our exhibition.