"Saul Steinberg" was a Jewish Romanian-born United States/American cartoonist and illustrator, best known for his work for The New Yorker, most notably View of the World from 9th Avenue. He described himself as "a writer who draws".

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A beautiful woman can be painted as a totem only; not as a woman, but as a Madonna, a queen, a sphinx.

The artist is an educator of artists of the future . . . who are able to understand and in the process of understanding perform unexpected -- the best -- evolutions.

Questions are fiction, and answers are anything from more fiction to science-fiction.

The frightening thought that what you draw may become a building makes for reasoned lines.

People who see a drawing in the "New Yorker" will think automatically that it's funny because it is a cartoon. If they see it in a museum, they think it is artistic; and if they find it in a fortune cookie they think it is a prediction.