American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
Writer and artist Art Spiegelman is the Pulitzer-prize-winning author of "MAUS." His wife, Francoise Mouly, is art director of The New Yorker Magazine. Together, they have produced a collection of classic and original children’s stories, illustrated by some of today’s leading comics artists. They join Diane to talk about the role the two of them have played in the evolution of comics, by taking a form of children’s entertainment, turning it into an avant-garde art form, and now returning it to a new generation of young readers.
- Francoise Mouly art director for the New Yorker magazine
- Art Spiegelman illustrator, comic artist, and Pulitzer-Prize winning author of "Maus"
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