All the Presidents

Fantagraphics Books
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All the Presidents is the latest book of portraits by the artist BoingBoing hails as “the greatest portrait artist of our time.” All the Presidents is indeed what the title indicates, portraits of all 44 United States Presidents, from George Washington to Donald Trump and everyone in between, all rendered in Friedman’s celebrated in-your-face style of portraiture. The portraits will be accompanied by vital statistics on each subject (political affiliation as well as height and weight, etc.), as well as fascinating presidential factoids. Friedman’s two page comic strip introduction “Drawn to Presidents” opens the book, specifically detailing his fasciation with drawing many US presidents throughout his life, from childhood scrawlings of Richard Nixon to illustrations of Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton for Spy and eventually creating the famed Barack Obama/George Washington mashup inauguration cover for The New Yorker in 2009. The book also features a foreword by NPR’s Studio 360 host, Kurt Andersen.
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About the author

Drew Friedman's work has appeared in The New York Times, Mad, New Yorker, Rolling Stone, and many other magazines. He resides in Pennsylvania with his wife and collaborator, Kathy Bidus, and their two beagles.

Kurt Anderson is an American author, born in Nebraska in 1954. He is a graduate of Harvard College and was an editor of The Harvard Lampoon. He is the host and co-creator of the radio show and podcast, Studio 360 for which he won a Peabody Award. He is a co-founder of Spy Magazine. He has also worked as editor-in-chief for New York, and a cultural columnist and critic for Time magazine and New Yorker. He writes for television, film and stage. His most recent book is entitled, Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History.

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Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
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Published on
Sep 25, 2019
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Pages
112
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ISBN
9781683962595
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Language
English
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Genres
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
Comics & Graphic Novels / Nonfiction / Biography & Memoir
History / United States / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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