Monday, February 19, 2007

Hirschfeld Archive

Harry Lauder
Streetcar named desire
For almost 75 years in The New York Times, Al Hirschfeld's line drawings captured the vividness of American theater. To herald her birth in November 1945, Al Hirschfeld hid his daughter's name, Nina, in the designs of his drawings. After 1960 he included a number next to his name for the number of Ninas to be found in a drawing. When there is no number, it means there is only one Nina. Link…

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