The Resource All the art that's fit to print (and some that wasn't): : inside the New York Times op-ed page, Jerelle Kraus, (ebook)

All the art that's fit to print (and some that wasn't): : inside the New York Times op-ed page, Jerelle Kraus, (ebook)

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All the art that's fit to print (and some that wasn't): : inside the New York Times op-ed page
Title
All the art that's fit to print (and some that wasn't):
Title remainder
inside the New York Times op-ed page
Statement of responsibility
Jerelle Kraus
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
All the Art That's Fit to Print reveals the true story of the world's first Op-Ed page, a public platform that--in 1970--prefigured the Internet blogosphere. Not only did the New York Times's nonstaff bylines shatter tradition, but the pictures were revolutionary. Unlike anything ever seen in a newspaper, Op-Ed art became a globally influential idiom that reached beyond narrative for metaphor and changed illustration's very purpose and potential. Art director Jerelle Kraus, whose thirteen-year Op-Ed tenure far exceeds that of any other art director or editor, unveils a riveting account of working at the Times. Her insider anecdotes include the reasons why artist Saul Steinberg hated the Times, why editor Howell Raines stopped the presses to kill a feature by Doonesbury's Garry Trudeau, and why reporter Syd Schanburg--whose story was told in the movie The Killing Fields--stated that he would travel anywhere to see Kissinger hanged, as well as Kraus's tale of surviving two and a half hours alone with the dethroned peerless outlaw, Richard Nixon. All the Art features a satiric portrayal of John McCain, a classic cartoon of Barack Obama by Jules Feiffer, and a drawing of Hillary Clinton and Obama by Barry Blitt. But when Frank Rich wrote a column discussing Hillary Clinton exclusively, the Times refused to allow Blitt to portray her. Nearly any notion is palatable in prose, yet editors perceive pictures as a far greater threat. Confucius underestimated the number of words an image is worth; the thousand-fold power of a picture is also its curse. Op-Ed's subject is the world, and its illustrations are created by the world's finest graphic artists. The 142 artists whose work appears in this book hail from thirty nations and five continents, and their 324 pictures-gleaned from a total of 30,000-reflect artists' common drive to communicate their creative visions and to stir our vibrant cultural-political pot
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Kraus, Jerelle
Dewey number
071.471
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Editorial cartoons
  • American wit and humor, Pictorial
Target audience
adult
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All the art that's fit to print (and some that wasn't): : inside the New York Times op-ed page, Jerelle Kraus, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231533232
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11859195
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remote
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11859195
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MWT11859195
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
All the art that's fit to print (and some that wasn't): : inside the New York Times op-ed page, Jerelle Kraus, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231533232
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11859195
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11859195
System control number
MWT11859195
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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