Art

A higher class of doodle

New from McSweeney’s: Be a Nose, a $29 bundle of sketchbooks from Maus creator—and Pulitzer-winner—Art Spiegelman.

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Each sketchbook derives from a different year in Spiegelman's development. This airy, whimsical drawing is from late 1979.

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The March-September 1983 volume finds the artist working with denser, darker images.

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By March-May 2007, the density of line often remains, but there's a comic, conceptual element, too.

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