The Art of Rube Goldberg: (A) Inventive (B) Cartoon (C) Genius, A Book About the Famed Cartoonist & Inventor

The Art of Rube Goldberg

The Art of Rube Goldberg: (A) Inventive (B) Cartoon (C) Genius is a book about the life and work of Rube Goldberg, the prolific cartoonist, artist, and inventor of whimsically complicated contraptions. Written by Goldberg’s granddaughter, Jennifer George, the book spans Goldberg’s enormous body of work, from his high school newspaper drawings to the sculptures and political cartoons of his later years. For more on the book, see this New York Times video. The Art of Rube Goldberg: (A) Inventive (B) Cartoon (C) Genius is available on Amazon.

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Written by EDW Lynch

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