Doodler as Artist
To the Editors:
Critic Harold Rosenberg is absolutely right: "No artist is more relevant than Steinberg" [April 17]. To avoid boredom, he has doodled his way into the realm of the art world as a "serious" artist.
Claude Zic, Chicago
Saul Steinberg is surely the best cartoonist since Picasso. Picasso was an artist who degenerated into a cartoonist. Steinberg is a cartoonist who has metamorphosed into an artist. The difference between them is intellectual honesty. Viva Steinberg!
Andreas Karl Reiser Cosmopolis, Wash.
Fabulous! I love pictures that take time and creativity to make. So, Mr. Steinberg, keep on painting!
Joe Natalicchio Milltown, N.J.
How can TIME...