(1942 - 2103)
Jean-Claude Suares was active/lived in New York, New Jersey / Egypt. JeanClaude Suares is known for cartoon illustration, op-ed art.
Biography Jean-Claude Suares
Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist, August 8, 2013.
Jean-Claude Suares, 71, a Daring Times Op-Ed Artist
By STEVEN HELLER
Jean-Claude Suares, an illustrator who radically altered the way editorial illustration was used at The New York Times as the first art director of its Op-Ed page, died on July 30 in Engelwood, N.J. He was 71.
The cause was a bacterial infection, said his wife, Nina Duran.
For decades The Times refused to hire an editorial cartoonist or have art on the editorial page. But when the Op-Ed page was introduced in 1970, Mr. Suares — with the blessings of the page's editor, Harrison Salisbury, and The Times's design director, Louis Silverstein — adop
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