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Edward Sorel

Ed Sorel’s update of Christian Schussele’s painting Men of Progress ran in the November 1999 issue.

Articles by this Author

Our foremost satiric artist bids farewell to a great subject—and selects four colleagues he believes were the departing President’s defining delineators
Movie Star, May/June 1998 | Vol. 49, No. 3
CHARLES SAXON’S fond but clear-eyed cartoons are a definitive record of suburban life in the 1960s and ’70s
Covarrubias, December 1995 | Vol. 46, No. 8
He may have been the greatest caricaturist of all time—he has imitators to this day—but his true passion was for a very different discipline
A fond ride through the bright high noon and on into the sad twilight of the American taxicab
Casablanca, December 1991 | Vol. 42, No. 8
Desperate improvisations in the face of imminent disaster saw us through the early years of the fight. They also gave us the war’s greatest movie.
Graham Crackers, February 1990 | Vol. 41, No. 1
Not every memorable historic moment is on a grand scale. Here, a look at some of the bizarre, true sidelights that add sparkle to the larger picture.
Funny, Like Us, May/June 1988 | Vol. 39, No. 4
In Clare Briggs’s cartoons nobody got chased by twenty cops, nobody broke a plank over the boss’s head, nobody’s eyes popped out on springs. People just acted the way people do, and as a result, the drawings still make us laugh.
William Auerbach-Levy’s genius as a caricaturist lay in what he chose to leave out.
LOST PLEASURES, April/May 1984 | Vol. 35, No. 3
Sometimes life in the past really was better
He was more than just a cartoonist. He was the Hogarth of the American middle class.
The decline and fall of the lamppost
The Warner Mob, December 1983 | Vol. 35, No. 1
With the Depression pushing the studio toward bankruptcy, Warner Brothers had to resort to crime—and crime paid so well that the company was able to recruit the toughest guys that ever shot up a sound stage.
There’s a corner of every Americans heart that is reserved for a cartoon cat. Its name might be Garfield, Sylvester, Fritz, or Felix. But there will never be another Krazy.