Art | April 16, 2013
Stagestruck: The Character Drawings of Al Hirschfeld
During his nine-decade career, Hirschfeld generated more than 12,000 drawings that chronicled the history of entertainment in this country. His images have become the logo of the American theater. No other illustrator has captured so thoroughly the magic of the performing arts — the theater, the movies, the symphony and television, ballet and opera — and his iconic work has appeared on everything from marquees to U.S. postage stamps.
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