Saul Steinberg

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Review: William Steig's gentle genius

Is anything more delicious than being naughty? That might be the moral of William Steig's 1990 kids' picture book Shrek! — if Shrek! were the kind of story that has a moral.
Sweet curmudgeon
By GREG COOK  |  August 20, 2010

Let’s embrace satire, not boycott it

When the New Yorker last week ran a cover illustration spoofing the right-wing critique of Barack Obama, it was another instance in which the storied magazine put a provocative point on its front page.
Get a grip
By IAN DONNIS  |  July 23, 2008

Walk on the mild side

In 1970, William Wegman was making short videos — jumping around in his underwear with purses hanging all over him, that sort of thing.
William Wegman at the Addison Gallery
By GREG COOK  |  April 09, 2007

Not just kids’ stuff

Children’s book illustrators have a pair of challenges.
Celebrating a classic children’s book at the RISD Museum  
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 02, 2006

Portrait of the artist

This is a charming, crowd-pleasing blockbuster show. Sourpuss hipsters may enjoy it anyway.
Face to face with David Hockney
By GREG COOK  |  February 22, 2006