Nick Bruel Collection
Scope and Contents
Contains one gouache, watercolor, and ink painting by Nick Bruel. The item features "Bad Kitty" wearing a safety pin in his ear, with the text "They're going to have to come through me." The painting was created as a statement on bullying and support after the 2016 presidential election. The safety pin was adopted by some as a symbol of support for minority groups after the election of Donald Trump.
- Creation: 2016
- Bruel, Nick (Artist, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Nick Bruel was born December 9, 1978 in Tarrytown, New York. He is an author and illustrator best known for his "Bad Kitty" series of picture books. He lives in Tarrytown, New York.
Language of Materials
Contains one painting by Nick Bruel
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of the Kerlan Friends, purchased from the American Booksellers Foundation For Free Expression (ABFE) auction in June 2017.
- Nick Bruel Collection, 2016
- Caitlin Marineau
- June 2017
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
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