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Jean-Claude Suares

 (1942 - 2103)
Jean-Claude Suares was active/lived in New York, New Jersey / Egypt.  JeanClaude Suares is known for cartoon illustration, op-ed art.

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

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  ...  Displaying 750 of 4634 characters.

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About  Jean-Claude Suares

Born:  1942 - Alexandria, Egypt
Died:   2103 - Englewood, New Jersey
Known for:  cartoon illustration, op-ed art