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Entrepreneurs: The Tribulations of Saul

Saul Steinberg is a 30-year-old wonder who founded Leasco, a pioneer computer-leasing company, two years after graduating from the Wharton School of Finance...

Art: P Is for Prosciutto

Saul Steinberg, 37, is the Picasso of U.S. cartoonists. He can manipulate a line the way a Texan handles a lariat, shift from a vast architectural spoof to a...

Art: Hard Lines

The satiric drawings of Saul Steinberg appeal to brows of all elevations. They have been admired in The New Yorker hung in some of the world's great museums, and...

Art: Steinberg, Satirist

Top names in the wry gallery of U.S. satiric artists are Thurber, Arno, Bemelmans. By last week the name of Ensign Saul Steinberg, U.S.N.R., was added to the...

Milestones

DIED Charles Rosen, 85, pianist and scholar; he won the 1972 National Book Award for The Classical Style, an essential study of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven. DIED...

Takeovers: Is Steinberg the Big Bad Wolf?

New York Financier Saul Steinberg, 44, has compiled a fear some record as a corporate raider. So when he acquired 12.2% of Walt Disney Productions, the movie...

Three Who Watch, Wait and Strike

T. Boone Pickens is only the best known of today's corporate raiders. Dozens of others stride through the corridors of the financial world, examining balance...

Disney Whirl

Investors wish upon a star A shortage of enchantment is beleaguering the Magic Kingdom. Annual profits of Walt Disney Productions have fallen 30% since 1980,...

Letters, May 8, 1978

Doodler as Artist To the Editors: Critic Harold Rosenberg is absolutely right: "No artist is more relevant than Steinberg" [April 17]. To avoid boredom, he has...

Corporations: The Missing Millions

Halfway down Fleet Street, London's Newspaper Row, stands an oasis named El Vino. There, over vintage wines and aged whisky, reporters and editors swap the...

Cinema: Top Bubble

Saul Steinberg once drew a bedraggled cube with a trail of bubbles overhead. In the largest bubble was a perfect cube, its sides impeccably straight. The cartoon...

Art: Old Hat No More

Wooden hat blocks are old hat to the millinery industry. A designer fashions a new shape, a whittler carves it in wood, and then it is mechanically...

Opera: Seattle's Soldat

Perhaps because Sir Thomas Beecham once called Seattle a "cultural dustbin," the town in the past few years has been resolutely shaking off the soot. The...

Art: G.I. Sketchbook

In Naples you may come home and find a goat in your bed. In China, when you wiggle your ears, people walk backwards in front of you trying to learn the trick...

A Letter From The Publisher: may 14, 1965

THE military and diplomatic warfare went on last week in widely separated parts of the world, and the significant events and issues involved are reported,...

Soho Grand Scheme

When designer Bill Sofield unveiled the Soho Grand in 1996, he sparked a new era of boutique-hotel construction in downtown New York City. Soho Grand instantly...

Taking Henry Silverman Private

On the morning of April 19, the private-equity firm Apollo Management acquired Realogy--the company behind real estate brokerages Coldwell Banker, Century 21 and...

Return Of The Buyout Kings

Michael Milken may have lost his bid for a presidential pardon, but some familiar wheeler-dealers that he either funded or fought in his heyday as Wall Street's...