I was so intrigued that I read it straight through last weekend.
The book is such fun to read--it's loaded with facts and anecdotes about world events as well as biographical information about artists we want to know about.
It is beautifuly designed and of course many of the illustrations are knock outs!
Some briefly interesting stories, but the author is an art director, not a writer, and the content is stitched together rather clumsily. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Arthur Comings
was amazing. beyond just being insightful. the work is astounding. Jerelle Kraus manages a very good narrative through out the pages.Published 22 months ago by Tyler Wintermute
No one tells it like it is until now in this up-close view of what really goes on inside The Times. Jerelle, a modern Renaissance woman (writer, designer, artist), is uniquely... Read morePublished on August 16, 2010 by Cathy Hull
Jerelle Kraus does a wonderful job in showcasing and exploring the art and talented artists whose work have appeared in The New York Times in her book "All the Art That's Fit to... Read morePublished on July 23, 2010 by ken dubrowski
I purchased this book after an artist friend of mine (Elaine Clayton-Boughton) mentioned it. Elaine had done some editorial illustrations for the NYTIMES and I infact very early on... Read morePublished on July 22, 2010 by Suzanne V. Ebeling-urban
As an artist who once worked with Jerelle Kraus at the Times, way back in the Reagan era, I can say that she was a fiercely independent art director, with courageous political... Read morePublished on January 31, 2010 by D. Kirk
Finally, a real insider's perspective on the most powerful (for good and ill) newspaper in history!! Read morePublished on January 30, 2010 by Scott Pellegrino
Jerelles Kraus' book is the first that I see on this matter.
Editors too often go down on their knees thinking that the reader will not understand- or will be offended by a... Read more
A fabulous feat of memory, a fearless totality of tales, an awesome anthology of art-driven anecdotes that fixes the Op Ed illustrative phenomenon in its milieu for all time. Read morePublished on January 19, 2010 by Craig Dixon