Exquisite visual storytelling based on Indian folk art exploring fear and courage, speaking both to our crippling fear of the unfamiliar and our ability to transcend it, emerging enriched by the experience
"Follow these simple steps, and you can be a bonafide nonconformist…."
Amazing, irreverent vintage commentary of faux counterculture, presaging the hipster, written and illustrated by a high school girl:
Politically incorrect, charmingly illustrated verses from 1908
Bob Dylan’s beloved 1970 classic, adapted in pictures by illustrator Scott Campbell
What is a human being? Complex to the point of absurdity, a whole person is both greedy and generous. It is foolish to think we can’t be both artists and entrepreneurs, especially when Henson was so wildly successful in both categories.
Fantastic, necessary read – what Muppets creator Jim Henson teaches us about making art and making money while maintaining creative integrity:
Art, science, and butterfly metamorphosis – the astounding insect drawings of Maria Sibylla Merian, a self-taught 17th-century woman who laid the foundations for modern entomology
“No story is worth the writing, no picture worth the making, if it’s not the work of the imagination.”
Maurice Sendak, Eric Carle, Quentin Blake, Alice Provensen, and other beloved illustrators give children advice on becoming an artist
"A real work of art destroys, in the consciousness of the receiver, the separation between himself and the artist."
Tolstoy’s timeless meditation on what separates good art from bad, and why “infectiousness” is the key to creative merit.
Maurice Sendak’s little-known yet utterly lovely vintage posters celebrating the love of books and the joy of reading
Absolutely charming modern-day illustrated fable about authenticity and acceptance:
Gorgeous vintage illustrations for Aesop’s fables – some of humanity’s most influential storytelling and moral thought – by Alice and Martin Provensen
Andy Warhol, Norman Rockwell, Annie Leibovitz, and other icons celebrate space exploration and translate NASA’s mission “to reach for new heights and reveal the unknown” into stunning images
“The infinite ways a book can be explored with our minds and our tools has just begun.”
Stunning showcase of papercraft and book sculpture by some of the world’s best artists.
“Attention is an intentional, unapologetic discriminator. It asks what is relevant right now, and gears us up to notice only that.”
The Art of Looking – what 11 experts, from an artist to a geologist to a dog, teach us about seeing our familiar city block with wide new eyes
Stunning illustrations for classic Irish myths and legends by Brooklyn-based artist Jillian Tamaki