So I’m trying to get for Iowa City for Thanksgiving–but at the moment, I’m stuck at the San Francisco airport, where my flight has been delayed by three hours. What better way to kill time than to celebrate the happy news of the rescue of Dick Huemer’s murals with a look at other murals by cartoonists?
Back on October 29th, 2002 (scroll down), Jerry blogged at CARTOON RESEARCH on the old Museum of Cartoon Art’s bathroom murals, which included work by Bob Clampett, Chuck Jones, Wendy Pini, and many others. I’m not sure if these were saved when the Museum left Port Chester, New York for Boca Raton. (Anybody know?) But at least we have photos. (Matthew Hasson, if you’re reading this–maybe it’s time to repost yours on the Web?)
Like Dick Huemer, Charles Schulz decorated a wall at his home with children’s illustrations. Fortunately, Sparky’s work was not only saved, but is on public view at the Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa, California.