The Romanian-American cartoonist Saul Steinberg
represented a distinctly mid 20th-century phenomenon, one so familiar we tend to forget how bizarre it is.
AS A CARTOONIST, ROZ CHART, SAUL STEINBERG
, JULES FEIFFER, AND MARK STAMATY.
Works by 20th-century artists Picasso, Rufino Tamayo, Helen Frankenthaler, Milton Avery, Richard Diebenkorn, Isamu Noguchi, Ellsworth Kelly, Saul Steinberg
, Claes Oldenburg and many others were put on display in 1973 with the opening of the Times Mirror Building, which adjoined the existing newspaper headquarters.
Once at the luxurious Von Spatz, Walt meets French artist and illustrator Tomi Ungerer and Romanian cartoonist and illustrator Saul Steinberg
. The three men form a reluctant bond as they convalesce, never ceasing to be artists and critics.
They also mixed in new artistic references -- Matisse and Modigliani, New Yorker cartoonists Saul Steinberg
and Robert Osborne -- into the work.
At Art Miami, Novak will also be exhibiting a diverse collection of paintings, drawings, sculpture, and editioned works by other renown artists of Abstract Expressionism, Pop, and Photorealism, including Sam Francis, Jim Dine, Wayne Thiebaud, Robert Motherwell, Alexander Calder, Howard Hodgkin, Ralph Goings, Jean Dubuffet, Alex Katz, Saul Steinberg
, Julian Opie, Paul Jenkins and others.
's most famous image is "View of the World from 9th Avenue," one of his 642 drawings for The New Yorker.
In 1986, Saul Steinberg
and Harry Silverman acquired John Blair & Co., which in Puerto Rico owned WKAQ-TV, at that time branded as "Telemundo Canal 2." Ironically, "Telemundo" was the brand name of Cuba's CMBA-TV, Canal 2, established in 1953 and later affiliated with the CBS TV network.
Artworks, novels, and other texts are analyzed by figures including Simone de Beauvoir, Saul Steinberg
, and Vladimir Nabokov.
The line-work style is quite similar to the aesthetics of Saul Steinberg
, a Romanian/American artist and cartoonist whose work was published extensively in the 1980s and would have been of considerable influence at the time.
A back-and-forth play of magazine illustration and fine art informs Marcus's paintings, which rehearse some of the offhanded brut elegance of Saul Steinberg
's New Yorker frames.