Steinberg, Saul

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Born: Jun 15, 1914 AD
Died: 1999 AD, at 84 years of age.

Nationality: Romanian
Categories: Artists, Cartoonists


1914 - Saul Steinberg, born in Ramnicul-Sarat, EC Romania on the 15th of June. He was a Romanian-American cartoonist and illustrator, best known for his work for The New Yorker magazine.

1932 - He attended the Univ. of Bucharest.

1940 - Attended the Reggio Politecnico, Milan (doctorate in architecture).

1941 - He left Italy for the Dominican Republic and from there moved to New York City. He served in the US Navy during World War 2, then returned to New York and became an influential observer and satirist of modern culture.

1945 - 1992 - His work has been published in numerous collections, such as All in Line, The New World, and The Discovery of America.

1976 - One of his most famous images is a New Yorker's shortsighted world view (large Manhattan, small world).

1999 - Died on the 12th of May.

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