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Maira Kalman on Identity, Happiness, and Existence

Maira Kalman — the remarkable artist, prolific author, and unmatched storyteller — shares some wisdom on identity, happiness, and existence.

Maira Kalman on Identity, Happiness, and Existence | Brain Pickings. (I might want to BE Maira Kalman)

Maira Kalman on Identity, Happiness, and Existence

author/illustrator maira kalman on identity, happiness, and existence. via brain pickings.

“To have an empty brain is a complete delight.”  Maira Kalman on Art and the Power of Not Thinking | Brain Pickings

Maira Kalman on Art and the Power of Not Thinking

Maybe The Principles of Uncertainty by Maira Kalman. Her art brings me deep joy. It reminds me to enjoy my moments and days. She also has a number of enchanting books for children, with incredibly whimsical art.

Maira Kalman - Celestial Harmony

Celestial Harmony

From May 2006 to April the brilliant illustrator/author Maira Kalman (her work is like an Elizabeth Peyton/Matisse love child with a .

maira kalman. love this painting at the met. I did a paper on it in High School, and I copied the painting in watercolor.

Maira Kalman wrote an entertaining illustrated essay about the Metropolitan Museum in New York, Mad About the Metropolitan, for the May-June 2008 issue of Departures Magazine.

This post is really about Maira Kalman, whose portrait of Frida Kahlo is shown here. But Frida is so amazing as well of course! I love Maira's books...they are like visual memoirs. Her sense of color is amazing.

In Love With A. Lincoln

What would Abe Lincoln think of Frida Kahlo? A question only Maira Kalman would think to ask.

Woman with Dog, 2014 gouache on paper 12 x 9 1/4   ///  Julie Saul Gallery,  Maira Kalman

Woman with Dog, 2014 gouache on paper 12 x 9 /// Julie Saul Gallery, Maira Kalman

The Terrier and Lobster: "The Splendid Garden(er)": Maira Kalman Visits Vita Sackville West's Knole for Culture + Travel

Rich, evocative colours and interiors with hand writing "The Splendid Garden(er)": Maira Kalman Visits Vita Sackville West's Knole for Culture + Travel

from food rules, bymichael pollen and maira kalman

What's with Maira Kalman's Illustration on the Cover of Michael Pollan's Food Rules?

Animalarium: Maira Kalman - CLYDE

Self portrait with Pete, I assume that many of Animalarium's readers are familiar with Maira Kalman .

HALLELUJAH. The angels are singing on this glorious day. - By Maira Kalman - The Inauguration. At Last.

The Inauguration. At Last.

Angel Espionage: Maira Kalman - "Hallelujah" The Inauguration of Obama - 2008

From the New York Times, The Impossibility of February by Maira Kalman, February 6, 2007

maira kalman This woman spoke at a NYC art teachers meeting I attended. She didn't start writing and drawing till later in life.

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