ISBN-13: 9781565547964 / Angielski / Miękka / 2000 / 200 str.
The giants of the American cartoon world, from the post-World War II era to
the late 1980s, spring to life in this lavishly illustrated memoir.
Award-winning cartoonist Art Wood analyzes the distinctive styles, substance,
and creations of his fellow cartoonists.
Taken from the extensive private collection of Art Wood, the more than 120
reproductions of original work trace the history and development of cartooning.
His warm and telling portraits reveal the real men "behind the brush,"
offering details about the illustrators and their relationships to their
Wood offers valuable insights into the cartoon as a legitimate art form. Many
important graphic artists began as cartoonists and Wood outlines the
achievements of such artists as Daumier, Goya, and Toulouse Latrec, among
others. He traces the development of the American version of the cartoon, from
its colonial days and Benjamin Franklin, through to the nineteenth and twentieth