Posts Tagged: Maira Kalman

Notable New York, This Week 10/26 – 11/1

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In New York this week, James Frey and Maira Kalman at the CLMP Spelling Bee, members of The National collaborate with visual artist Matthew Ritchie in The Long Count at BAM, Sherman Alexie and Chuck Klosterman read, Guernica Magazine turns 5, Performa 09 begins, Literary Death Match returns to New York, and Lawrence Weschler presents […]

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Journal Highlight: Guernica, The Believer and Cabinet

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Guernica talks to Fatima Bhutto, 27-year-old poet and Pakistan’s heir apparent, about the death of her father in one of Pakistan’s famous “encounters,” the two sides of Benazir and why Obama legitimizes the Taliban. In “Dancing About Architecture,” Arthur Philips’s essay in the July issue of The Believer, Philips offers a worthy apology for writing […]

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A Winsome Ode to Justice

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The search for the origins of handling human error is the subject of Maira Kalman’s latest post, May It Please the Court. In this installment of her monthly New York Times column And the Pursuit of Happiness, Kalman continues to document her stay in Washington, D.C., this time paying a visit to the Supreme Court […]

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Moved by Maira Kalman

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In Maira Kalman’s latest post, So Moved, a paean to democracy for her illustrated New York Times blog, “And the Pursuit of Happiness,” she gets if not at the heart of American democracy, at least at its sweet tooth. Through her characteristic Mannerist portraits, such as that of Alexis de Toqueville, to her folksy whimsical […]

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