Simplicissimus

Tom Wolfe’s Satiric Passion

In 1979 Tom Wolfe, who passed away last Monday at age 88, wrote the introduction for an exhibition catalog Steven Heller produced about the German satiric magazine Simplicissimus (der Simpl).

Searching for Dr. Wonder

A recent bout of a "wonder bug" has Steven Heller thinking about this book jacket by Karl Arnold, a German caricaturist and satirist who was a frequent contributor to Simplicissimus.