Françoise Mouly

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1955 –

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Who is Françoise Mouly?

Françoise Mouly is a Paris-born New York-based artist, designer and editor. She is best known as co-founder, –editor, and –publisher of the comics and graphics magazine Raw, and since 1993 as the art director of The New Yorker. She is the copublisher of Raw Books and Toon Books. Mouly is married to cartoonist Art Spiegelman, and is the mother of writer Nadja Spiegelman.

As editor and publisher, Mouly has had considerable influence on the rise in production values in the English-language comics world since the early 1980s. She has played a role in providing outlets to new and foreign cartoonists, and in promoting comics as a serious artform and as an educational tool. The French government has decorated Mouly as a Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters in 2001, and as Knight of the Legion of Honour in 2011.

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Born
Oct 24, 1955
Paris
Also known as
  • Francoise Mouly
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  • France
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on July 23, 2013

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