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Maira Kalman : various illuminations (of a crazy world)

Author: Ingrid SchaffnerDonna GhelerterStamatina GregoryKenneth E SilverMaira KalmanAll authors
Publisher: Philadelphia : Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania ; Munich ; New York : DelMonico Books/Prestel, ©2010.
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This volume presents a survey of the works of American illustrator Maira Kalman (b. 1949). Kalman's works illuminate contemporary life with a profound sense of joy and unique sense of humor. This book was published to accompany the traveling of her paintings, drawings, embroideries, sketchbooks and photographs. Kalman also offers commentary on her life as an artist, collector, observer, traveler, and maker of lists.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schaffner, Ingrid.
Maira Kalman.
Philadelphia : Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania ; Munich ; New York : DelMonico Books/Prestel, c2010
(OCoLC)741942176
Named Person: Maira Kalman; Maira Kalman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ingrid Schaffner; Donna Ghelerter; Stamatina Gregory; Kenneth E Silver; Maira Kalman; University of Pennsylvania. Institute of Contemporary Art.
ISBN: 9783791350356 3791350358
OCLC Number: 475438185
Notes: Issued in connection with an exhibition held Jan. 14-June 6, 2010, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and at three other institutions at later dates.
Description: 144 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Exaltations/observations / Ingrid Schaffner --
Marking cloth / Donna Ghelerter --
The contradictoriness of ideas : Maria Kalman's blogging / Stamatina Gregory --
One thing leads to another : Maria Kalman's murals / Kenneth E. Silver --
Works in the exhibition --
Many tables of many things --
Chronology.
Responsibility: Ingrid Schaffner ; with contributions by Donna Ghelerter, Stamatina Gregory, and Kenneth E. Silver.
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From children's books to New Yorker covers, fashion to philosophical musings, this first retrospective book on illustrator Maira Kalman is an inventory of imaginative genius certain to delight her  Read more...

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