The exhibit presents work from his high school days through the present with exhaustive coverage of Maus and remarkable ephemera including the typescript letter used by the Nazi's to document the arrest and deportation of his parents to Auschwitz as well as a stuffed mouse that served as a reference tool for the author.
From The New Yorker: Maurice Sendak and Art Spiegelman discuss literature and childhood.
The exhibit is decidedly small scale, the largest works are those that are the basis for his famous New Yorker covers. If you have followed Mr Spiegelman's work much of this will already be familiar. But the opportunity to observe many of the original sketches and finished drawings, to admire his creativity and the vision that brought about the Pulitzer Prize winning Maus, and the personal history behind it all, is something not to be missed.
Museum link here http://www.thejewishmuseum.org/exhibitions/art-spiegelman
Through March 23.
Deep in the Heart ofBrooklyn