Todd Hignite Comic Art provides exclusive worldwide representation for all Daniel Clowes original art sales, and we've also handled additional art sales for a select group of important contemporary cartoonists. Our website provides news regarding relevant exhibitions, events, and publications of note, as well as occasional new texts, research projects, and interviews on the history of comic and related art.
Todd Hignite has extensive experience working in all capacities of the art world, and is author of the books The Art of Jaime Hernandez/The Secrets of Life and Death (Abrams, 2010) and In the Studio: Visits with Contemporary Cartoonists (Yale University Press, 2006). Hignite holds a Master’s Degree in Art History from Washington University in St. Louis, acted as inaugural curator for that university’s Modern Graphic History Library, and has organized a number of exhibitions devoted to comic and contemporary art, notably the retrospective R. Crumb's Underground, which originated at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, and toured US museums including the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, and the Frye Art Museum, Seattle. He was also founding editor of Comic Art magazine, has written on art for numerous publications, and worked for Pace Gallery, New York.
Hignite currently serves as Vice President of Heritage Auctions and has personally managed many of the most important vintage comic art and illustration consignments to be brought to auction, including The Eric Sack Collection: Masterpieces of Underground Art and The Jerry Weist Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy Art.
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