Tomi Ungerer, Chronicler of the Absurd

June 21 - October 9, 2011
East Gallery
A trilingual author and illustrator, Tomi Ungerer published over 140 books ranging from his much-loved children’s books to his controversial adult work. Ungerer’s career was multi-faceted, encompassing advertising and political commentary. Selected from archives and private collections, the exhibition documents Ungerer’s career as a creator of children’s books. Included are illustrations from Ungerer’s first book, The Mellops Go Flying (1957), as well as The Three Robbers (1962), Flat Stanley (1964), and Moon Man (1967).