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Jeanette Winterson on the Value of Art to the Human Spirit
Jeanette Winterson on the Value of Art to the Human Spirit

“What art does is to coax us away from the mechanical and towards the miraculous.”

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Some of Today’s Most Beloved Children’s Book Illustrators Each Draw Their Favorite Animal
Some of Today’s Most Beloved Children’s Book Illustrators Each Draw Their Favorite Animal

A menagerie of loveliness from some of the world’s greatest illustrators.

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Let’s Be Enemies: A Vintage Maurice Sendak Treasure
Let’s Be Enemies: A Vintage Maurice Sendak Treasure

A delightful lesson in reverse psychology from the greatest children’s illustrator of all time.

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Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s Original Watercolors for <em>The Little Prince</em>
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s Original Watercolors for The Little Prince

“The Little Prince will shine upon children with a sidewise gleam. It will strike them in some place that is not the mind and glow there until the time comes for them to comprehend it.”

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The Taste Gap: Ira Glass on the Secret of Creative Success, Animated in Living Typography
The Taste Gap: Ira Glass on the Secret of Creative Success, Animated in Living Typography

“The most important possible thing you can do is do a lot of work.”

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Industrial Sublime: How New York City’s Bridges and Rivers Became a Muse of Modernism
Industrial Sublime: How New York City’s Bridges and Rivers Became a Muse of Modernism

How a city of contrasts inspired a generation of artists.

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