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Art Spiegelman

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Comics are a gateway drug to literacy.

— Art Spiegelman

#inspirational #literacy #art

I'm not talking about YOUR book now, but look at how many books have already been written about the Holocaust. What's the point? People haven't changed... Maybe they need a newer, bigger Holocaust.

— Art Spiegelman

#holocaust #jews #ww-ii #art

I wanted to create comics as soon as a I learned humans were behind them, that they were not natural phenomena like trees and boulders.

— Art Spiegelman


Some of the reviewers wanted less. Some wanted lots more. Some wanted lots more of something else. But these strips are exactly what they are.

— Art Spiegelman

#exactly #less #lots #more #reviewers

I always have been and will remain someone who loves real, 3D, substantial books. And I don't believe that it's a wistful, nostalgic interest like vinyl collectors. It's not the same thing.

— Art Spiegelman

#been #believe #books #collectors #i

With any work worth its salt, you have to trust the author enough to take its measure. And if you apply too many preconceptions, you are not taking its measure.

— Art Spiegelman

#apply #author #enough #many #measure

Well, I am not 100 percent sure of the definition of polemic, but it wasn't meant to convince anybody of anything.

— Art Spiegelman

#anybody #anything #convince #definition #i

I'm supposed to be making comics, so I had to do it the best way I knew how, which is what those guys at the beginning of the Twentieth Century were doing.

— Art Spiegelman

#best #best way #century #comics #doing

Instead of yelling at a TV set, I get to talk.

— Art Spiegelman

#i #instead #set #talk #tv

About Art Spiegelman

Art Spiegelman Quotes

Did you know about Art Spiegelman?

Following the advent of the censorious Comics Code Authority in the mid-1950s Spiegelman sees comics' potential as having stagnated until the rise of underground comix in the late 1960s. It was intended to reference the 1991 Crown Heights riot in which racial tensions led to the murder of a Jewish yeshiva student. Editor
Arcade (with Bill Griffith)
Raw (with Françoise Mouly)
The Narrative Corpse
The TOON Treasury of Classic Children's Comics (with Françoise Mouly).

Spiegelman is an advocate for greater comics literacy. As editor and as a teacher at the School of Visual Arts in New York Spiegelman has promoted greater understanding of comics and mentored younger cartoonists. A selection of these strips appeared in the collection Breakdowns in 1977.

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