Arthur Szyk

For Szyk Devotees

A new website that’s all Arthur Szyk (1894–1951) all the time has just launched on a computer near you (or here). Szyk was one of the most incredible draftsmen and conceptualists of his time. And this website is filled with slide shows of all his activities (illustrated books, Judaica, political art, and Americana, celebrating...

Arthur Szyk (pronounced schick)

Arthur Szyk (pronounced schick) (1894–1951) is a Polish émigré who lived in New York, and who, given a career that began in 1914, illustrated over 30 books, created scores of caricatures and portraits as covers for Colliers and Time magazines, numerous cartoons for PM (the ad-free liberal/left daily), the New York Post, and Esquire,...

An Obscure Book Captures the “Lighter Side” of The War In Vietnam

I picked up this book years ago because I was astounded by its naïve “design” and its raw unadulterated (hardly PC) presentation of a GI’s view of the Vietnam War.  I also haven’t seen many cartoon-books done by or about Vietnam GI’s. I wouldn’t go as far as comparing it to Bill Mauldin’s “Up...