Art Spiegelman

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The photographs in Maus can be divided into two categories: interpretations and reproductions. Interpretations are hand-drawn versions of real-world photographs, which translate the images into the comic’s style and replace human faces with mouse headsread analysis of Photographs

Animal Heads and Masks

There are only three reproductions in Maus: the photograph of Artie and Anja in “Prisoner on the Hell Planet”; the portrait of Richieu that appears on the dedication page of the book’s second volume… read analysis of Animal Heads and Masks