‘Drawn to Combat’: New art exhibit displays the Pulitzer Prize-winning art of Bill Mauldin

John Landecker

SANTA FE, NM – APRIL 9, 1992: (FILE PHOTO) Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Bill Mauldin sits in his World War II-era Jeep at his home April 9, 1992 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Mauldin, who was an Army rifleman during WW II giving U.S. readers a sardonic view of the front lines, died from complications from Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 81 January 22, 2003 in Newport Beach, California. (Photo by Neil Jacobs/Getty Images)

Now at the Pritzker Military Museum and Library, “Drawn to Combat: Bill Mauldin and the Art of War” features nearly 150 of the Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist’s framed original drawings and published cartoons, as well as personal material from Bill Mauldin’s exceptional career. Museum curator James Brundage joins John Landecker to share what visitors can expect from the comprehensive exhibit.

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