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Thinking Inside the Box

Artist Saul Steinberg (1914–1999), best known for his work in the New Yorker, once said that “drawing is a way of reasoning on paper.” Steinberg's sketchbooks, which he willed to the Beinecke Library, show that process at work.

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This pencil sketch is one of many similar pages in an undated 11 x 14 sketchbook that appears to be from around 1980. Other pages include panels labeled “paper clips,” “pasta,” “rivers,” “corks,” and “lemons” (cars, not fruit).  the end


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