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Art Spiegelman, Pulitzer Prize-winning sommerville canopy platform graphic novelist, is the 1st cartoonist to canopy platform bed Fleur De Lis Living obtain the Edward MacDowell Medal.
The Edward MacDowell Medal, awarded annually since 1960, honors an individual who produced an outstanding contribution to American culture. Spiegelman joins a roster of past recipients which includes Leonard Bernstein, Georgia O’Keeffee, and Toni Morrison.
Spiegelman’s comics are most effective recognized for their graphic style, complexity, and controversial content material. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992 for his graphic novel Maus, which is primarily based on his father’s Globe War II knowledge and portrayed Jews as mice and Nazis as cats.
In 1980, Spiegelman founded avant-garde comics magazine RAW with his wife Françoise Mouly. He taught at the School for Visual Arts in New York, was a employees artist and writer for The New Yorker, and is a bestselling author.