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Maira Kalman at TEDxMet
Maira Kalman at TEDxMet

What teenage Vladimir Nabokov has to do with the spiritual power of shoes.

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Maira Kalman on Curiosity, Courage, Happiness, and the Two Keys to a Full Life
Maira Kalman on Curiosity, Courage, Happiness, and the Two Keys to a Full Life

“What protects you in this world from sadness and from the loss of an ability to do something? … Work and love.”

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Maira Kalman on Walking as a Creative Device and the Difference Between Thinking and Feeling
Maira Kalman on Walking as a Creative Device and the Difference Between Thinking and Feeling

“It’s very important not to be bored…for too long. More than a minute.”

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Girls Standing on Lawns: A Quirky Collaboration Between Maira Kalman, Daniel Handler, and MoMA
Girls Standing on Lawns: A Quirky Collaboration Between Maira Kalman, Daniel Handler, and MoMA

A celebration of the art of seeing and being seen.

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Maira Kalman on Art and the Power of Not Thinking
Maira Kalman on Art and the Power of Not Thinking

“To have an empty brain is a complete delight.”

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Maira Kalman on Identity, Happiness, and Existence
Maira Kalman on Identity, Happiness, and Existence

“How are we so optimistic, so careful not to trip and yet do trip, and then get up and say OK?”

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