The Thousand-Fold Power of Pictures

by
Abby Zimet

Proving there's the sword, then the pen, then most powerfully the
picture, a new book offers 320 choice illustrations from the New York
Times Op-Ed Pages, some of which never saw the light of day, by some of
the world's best and brutal graphic artists, from Saul Steinberg to Jules Feiffer to Garry Trudeau. In All The Art That’s Fit to Print (And Some That Wasn’t), former Art Editor Jerelle Kraus describes editors who balked at
seemingly harmless pictures for otherwise hard-hitting stories: "You could write it...but  you couldn't draw it." Here's Kissinger by David Levine. For more go here

 

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