July 11, 2012 |
"Chain Reaction," the anti-nuclear weapons sculpture by the late Paul Conrad, has received landmark status from Santa Monica's Landmarks Commission. The group voted unanimously on the designation late Monday at its monthly meeting. Monday's decision "provides a level of protection for the sculpture, but there are still opportunities [for the city] to relocate it," Scott Albright of the commission said in an interview. He said that future efforts to remove Conrad's sculpture would be reviewed by the commission.
July 17, 1993
As a result of its popularity, "Conrad: Thirty Years on the Front Lines," an exhibit at the Fullerton Museum Center, has been extended through Aug. 29. The show (originally scheduled to close Aug. 15) features works by Paul Conrad, the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist who recently retired from The Times. Conrad will be at the museum center today, delivering a lecture at 1 p.m. and signing copies of his fifth book, "Conartist," from 2:30 to 4 p.m.
January 24, 1993
Paul Conrad, three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and political cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times since 1964, will retire from the newspaper on March 31. Conrad, 68, will continue to have his cartoons distributed by the Los Angeles Times Syndicate. His cartoons will appear twice a week in The Times, which will also continue to carry the work of a variety of other editorial cartoonists. While on the Times staff, Conrad was awarded Pulitzer Prizes in 1971 and 1984.
September 8, 2010
Those were the days Re "A positive border image," Column, Sept. 3 Hector Tobar's column brought back memories of my mother and father, who were from Juarez but lived and worked in El Paso. I was born and raised in El Paso too. Thank you for the article, especially at this time in my life. I remember crossing over to get a haircut and going with my dad to the dentist in Juarez. Back then you just waved at the border officers on duty. Rigoberto Vasquez Rancho Cucamonga I read your wonderful article on the easy crossings between Ciudad Juarez and my hometown.
January 6, 1994 |
Paul Conrad, the three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist whose work has outraged and delighted readers of The Times for the past 30 years, has donated his archive to the Huntington Library in San Marino. The gift consists of several thousand drawings and sketches for cartoons, created over the course of Conrad's career at the newspaper, from 1964 to the present. Subjects of the cartoons include U.S.
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September 5, 2010 |
Paul Conrad, whose fiercely confrontational editorial cartoons made him one of the leading political provocateurs of the second half of the 20th century and who helped push the Los Angeles Times to national prominence, has died. He was 86. Conrad died early Saturday of natural causes, surrounded by his family at his home in Rancho Palos Verdes, said his son David. With an unyielding liberal stance rendered in savage black and white, Conrad both thrilled and infuriated readers for more than 50 years.