In his etchings, Mr. Colescott, a renowned printmaker, made biting and witty commentaries on history, politics, civil rights and, satisfyingly, the I.R.S.
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In his paintings and pastels, Mr. Petlin reimagined brutal events with subtlety and surrealism in a style neither realistic nor abstract.
Ms. Harris got her start with the Second City and went on to win a Tony Award and to appear in films like “A Thousand Clowns” and “Nashville.”
Born to a Jewish family in Egypt, Mr. Mizrahi was the first Israeli filmmaker to win an Academy Award and is still the only one.
Lump-in-the-throat, intimate stories that allowed fans to temporarily forget the tragedy have emerged at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum.
In his half-century at Mad, Mr. Meglin became the chief barometer of whether the magazine’s humor had gone too far — or not far enough.
Mr. Alsop, one of whose designs was called “courageous, bold and just a little insane,” believed that architects had a calling to inspire the public.
Ms. Craig reveled in her starring role in Ruth Orkin’s “American Girl in Italy” and said she wasn’t the least bit offended by the men ogling her.
Mr. Paul, who was with the magazine from the beginning, created its rabbit-head logo and hired great illustrators to lend worldliness to its pages.