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Aline Kominsky-Crumb, underground cartoonist, dies at 74 - The Associated Press - en Español

Aline Kominsky-Crumb, underground cartoonist, dies at 74 - The Associated Press - en Español

Aline Kominsky-Crumb, underground cartoonist, dies at 74 - The Associated Press - en Español
Dec 02, 2022 1 min, 2 secs

Kominsky-Crumb, who was a close collaborator of her cartoonist husband, Robert Crumb, died of cancer Tuesday at their longtime home in France, said Alexander Wood, manager of the website that sells Crumb’s work.

“People said to me, ‘That is so outrageous, how could you draw yourself sitting on a toilet?’” she said in a 2019 video interview.

“I said, ’I don’t know, it seemed natural to me.’” She noted that could only draw on herself in her work, because “it’s the only thing I know about.”.

Much more recently, she also admired Lena Dunham and her show “Girls,” and was thrilled to learn that Dunham had actually said she was influenced by Kominsky-Crumb’s artwork.

“She has something in common with Lena Dunham, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Sarah Silverman, women who are trying to grapple with their identities in a way that is not prettified,” Spiegelman, author of “Maus,” said in a 2018 article in The New York Times.

“Reading and drawing and painting were the things that saved me from a very difficult childhood,” she said in the 2019 interview, “with somewhat harsh parents.”.

“I can’t help seeing the absurdity of myself at all times,” she said in the 2019 interview, trying to describe her ethos

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