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Reads tagged with “Maira Kalman”

7 Brilliant Book Trailers
7 Brilliant Book Trailers

How to connect haberdashery to Zach Galifianakis in under three minutes.

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The Best Children’s Books of 2010
The Best Children’s Books of 2010

Lost owls, found cats, and how contemporary art is helping sick children heal.

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13 Words: Lemony Snicket + Maira Kalman
13 Words: Lemony Snicket + Maira Kalman

A despondent dog, a busy bird, and what iconic illustration has to do with the iPad.

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Voyeurism Spotlight: Where and How Creators Create
Voyeurism Spotlight: Where and How Creators Create

Happiness, messiness and what unstaged photos have to do with setting the stage for genius.

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And The Pursuit of Happiness: Maira Kalman Illustrates Democracy
And The Pursuit of Happiness: Maira Kalman Illustrates Democracy

“We hope. We despair. We hope. We despair. This is what governs us. We have a bipolar system.”

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