Cartoonist Saul Steinberg died yesterday at his home in Manhattan. He was 84 years old. For more than 50 years, Steinberg drew for The New Yorker magazine. His work was sometimes compared to that of Picasso. His best-known drawing became a popular poster in the 1970's: "View of the World from 9th Avenue" shows the rest of the world receding inconsequentially from a complex, detailed rendering of Manhattan. NPR's Brooke Gladstone has an appreciation.
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