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Art Spiegelman

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Born in Stockholm in 1948, Art Spiegelman was the first comics artist to win the Pulitzer Prize, which he received for his ground-breaking bestseller, Maus. He co-edited Raw magazine and his comics have appeared in the New Yorker, New York Times, Playboy, and Harper’s. He has been named one of the 100 Most Influential People by Time magazine, elected to the Art Director Club's Hall of Fame, made a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres in 2005 (promoted to Officier in 2012), and played himself on The Simpsons. In 2011, Spiegelman was elected President of the Angouleme International Comics Festival and awarded the Grand Prix of the Festival. He lives in New York City.


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