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Graffiti Artists Find Inspiration in Literature

Alice in Wonderland, Leake St Cans Festival, London

Emily Dickinson, Ireland

Arthur Rimbaud, Paris, France

Clicking on the images will take you to their original sources.
Found at Flavorwire where there are 22 more pieces.

“Every artist dips his brush in his own soul and paints his own nature into his pictures.”
Henry Ward Beecher.

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Literary Stamps


Louisa May Alcott

Hans Christian Anderson

Jane Austen

Frank L. Baum

Michael Bond

Just a few examples from the beginning of a huge list of literary stamps from a great site of the same name.  I had no idea there were so many. Click on each image to go to the page of stamps created to honour that author.

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Maira Kalman ~ Illustrator & Author

Clicking on the image will take you to the book’s description on Maira Kalman’s website. Her other books are here.

 “Maira Kalman was born in Tel Aviv and moved to New York with her family at the age of four. She was raised in bucolic Riverdale, the Bronx. She now lives in Manhattan.”

In the 2007 Ted Talk video embedded below “author and illustrator Maira Kalman talks about her life and work, from her covers for The New Yorker to her books for children and grown-ups. She is as wonderful, as wise and as deliciously off-kilter in person as she is on paper”. (Ted)

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