WTF Is the George Lucas Museum?

N.C. Wyeth, The Pioneer  the Vision) (c. 1918), in the collection of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

N.C. Wyeth, “The Pioneer the Vision) (c. 1918), in the collection of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

Yesterday morning news broke that filmmaker George Lucas will locate his Death Star museum in Chicago, not in San Francisco or Los Angeles, as previously discussed. It also seems the museum is being renamed, from the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum (which was redundant anyway) to the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art.

What exactly is narrative art?, you may ask yourself. Well, let’s look at the website of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art for edification. There, it states:

Narrative art tells a story. The genre uses the power of the visual image to ignite imaginations, evoke emotions and capture universal cultural truths and aspirations. What distinguishes narrative art from other genres is its

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