The Art of Rube Goldberg

A) Inventive (B) Cartoon (C) Genius

by Jennifer George, Adam Gopnik, Andrew Baron, Al Jaffee and Carl Linich

The Art of Rube Goldberg

Hardcover, 191 pages, Harry N Abrams Inc, List Price: $60 | purchase

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The Art of Rube Goldberg
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Celebrates Rube Goldberg's life and collects his body of work including his drawings, iconic inventions, comic strips, advertising work, political cartoons, and sculpture.

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Rube Goldberg drew many of his devices, like this one for a machine that disposes of cigarette ashes, for his series, "The Inventions of Professor Lucifer G. Butts, A.K," published in Colliers magazine between 1929 and 1931. Copyright Heirs of Rube Goldberg/Abrams ComicArts hide caption

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