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Maira Kalman

 (born 1949)
Maira Kalman is active/lives in New York.  Maira Kalman is known for whimsical book illustration, paintings.

Biography   Maira Kalman


"Maira Kalman's Irreverent Pictures for the Grammar Bible," by Robert Smith, Art Review in Art & Design Section of The New York Times, August 17, 2017

Around 2002, the artist, illustrator and writer Maira Kalman came across a copy of William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White’s The Elements of Style in a yard sale and decided that this legendary if sometimes contested guide to grammar and clear writing needed visual accompaniment. So she provided some, making 57 illustrations inspired by sentences and phrases selected from the book.

All these images Ms. Kalman rendered in gouache in a delectably colored figurative style indebted to David Hockney and Florine Stettheimer. They were then sprinkled throughout a 2005 ver   ...  Displaying 750 of 11132 characters.

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