From the eve of the Great Depression to the start of World War II,
Lynd Ward (1905-1985) observed the troubled American scene through
the double lens of a politically committed storyteller and a
visionary graphic artist.
Art Spiegelman is a contributing editor and artist for the New Yorker, and co-founder/editor of Raw, the acclaimed magazine of avant-garde comics and graphics. His drawings and prints have been exhibited in museums and galleries here and abroad. Honours he has received for Maus include the Pulitzer Prize, a Guggenheim fellowship, and nominations for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He lives in New York City.