Graphic Witness: visual arts & social commentary [Frans Masereel]
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Frans Masereel, like Lynd Ward, also wrote "novels without words."

From a review of The Idea:

"An Idea springs from the mind of the Thinker and goes out into the world. She is naked, female, radiant, a pocket Venus embodying all ideals, and she finds herself in the mean streets of a twentieth century city -- among politicians and fat cats, torturers and striptease audiences, who take the Idea and use it for their own ends, or reject and try to destroy it."

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