Annie Goetzinger

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Goetzinger in 2014

Annie Goetzinger (18 August 1951 – 20 December 2017) was a French comics artist and graphic novelist. She was born in Paris, France. From the mid-1970s until her death in 2017, she worked on award-winning graphic novels as well as press cartoons for newspapers such as La Croix and Le Monde.[1]

Goetzinger was known for her research and attention to detail, carefully creating a style influenced by Art Nouveau.[2] Goetzinger's background in fashion drawing and costume design shows through in her work as well.[3] In 2016, she was hired to illustrate a recap of New York Fashion Week for New York Magazine.[4]

Her earliest works were illustrations for short comic stories published in French comic magazines like Pilote, Charlie Mensuel and Fluide Glacial.

Goetzinger died on December 20, 2017 in Paris of endometrial cancer at the age of 66.[5]

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  1. "Annie Goetzinger". FrenchCulture.org. French Embassy in the United States. April 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2017. 
  2. "Annie Goetzinger". Lambiek.net. Lambiek Comiclopedia. Retrieved 5 April 2017. 
  3. "Annie Goetzinger, artist". Europe Comics. Retrieved 5 April 2017. 
  4. Horyn, Cathy; Goetzinger, Annie (2016-02-22). "Cathy Horyn Recaps NYFW's Biggest Shows – in Comics Form". New York. http://nymag.com/thecut/2016/02/cathy-horyn-recaps-nyfws-biggest-shows.html. 
  5. Annie Goetzinger, une mine pour La Croix (French)