Artist

Peter Kuper

Nationality

American

Artist Dates

b. 1958

Title of Work

Some Cats (Image 4)

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Medium

Print

Edition #

10 of 25

Signature

Lower right

Height

10"

Width

10"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection

Status

Displayed

Location

Columbia Hall, Honors Department

Additional Information

Peter Kuper, who has been a visiting artist at UND, is a New York alternative cartoonist and graphic novelist. He is perhaps best known for taking over Mad magazine's Spy vs. Spy (beginning in 1977), but his illustrations and comics also appear regularly in Time, Newsweek, And The New York Times. Furthermore, he is a co-founder of the political graphics magazine, World War 3 Illustrated. Kuper has produced over twenty books including adaptions of Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis and Give it Up.

Additional information provided by Alexandra Crabill:

Peter Kuper (American, b. 1958)

Some Cats

Lithograph

Peter Kuper is an American comic artist and an illustrator. He is best known for World War 3 Illustrated, a political comic magazine. His work regularly appears in numerous newspapers and magazines including The New Yorker, The Nation, and Mad.

Kuper is the illustrator for The Last Cat Bookby Robert E. Howard. This collection of cat images is very similar to those found in the book. Kuper uses the same artistic elements portrayed in Some Cats in many of his other artworks as well.

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