Marvel may claim to be “apolitical,” but its comics say otherwise.
The recognition puts Spiegelman in the company of cultural icons such as painter Georgia O’Keeffe and surrealist filmmaker David Lynch.
In President Trump’s first federal budget plan, submitted this morning, one item has stood out to proponents of the arts: Trump’s call to cut all funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Philip Roth, Stephen Sondheim and Art Spiegelman have lent their names to an open letter beseeching President Trump to reconsider restricting entry to the country for refugees from around the world and immigrants from a group of Muslim-majority countries.
Long before Art Spiegelman’s “Maus,” artists were using comics to describe the horrors of the Holocaust. But was that kosher?
Art Spiegelman’s latest project “Si Lewen’s Parade” pays tribute to one of Spiegelman’s heroes who turned his back on the commercial art world.
On Sunday, January 14th a crowd of literary luminaries will hold a midtown Manhattan rally to support the right to free expression.
Alongside her mother, Nadja Spiegelman is editing a collection of comics and illustrations on the theme of “political resistance to the forces of intolerance” called “RESIST!”
What should you do this weekend? Check out Larry David on SNL, read up on Yiddish fiction, see Philip Glass and Art Spiegelman in Chicago. And more. Much more.
Art Spiegelman, the cartoonist best known for his “Maus” graphic novel about the Holocaust, called the group that sponsored a contest in Texas for cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed a “racist organization.”