Maira Kalman is an artist, best known for her illustrations of childrens books and the 2005 edition of The Elements of Style. She has created covers for The New Yorker, and is also the author 2009's And the Pursuit of Happiness, an illustrated year-long blog for the New York Times.
Maira Kalman appears in the following:
Friday, February 17, 2012
This is the home of America’s aspirations and its deepest contradictions. Thomas Jefferson was as passionate about building his house as he was about founding the United States. Yet Monticello was a plantation worked by slaves, some of them Jefferson’s own children.
Friday, September 09, 2011
Maira Kalman has written and illustrated more than a dozen books, for children and adults. In the months following 9/11, when a friend suggested she write a book about the attacks, she said, “Absolutely not. I'm in the world of humor. This is a very sad story and it's very intense ...
Friday, March 25, 2011
The artist and illustrator Maira Kalman has produced countless magazine covers, written a dozen books for children, and produced a great visual blog for the New York Times site. Kalman gets many of her ideas from taking walks. Everywhere she goes — and she travels a lot — all kinds of unusual people and their hats and shoes and pets are constantly catching her eye.
Friday, December 14, 2007
Saturday, August 17, 2002
New York artist Maira Kalman had virtually never been west of the Hudson. This summer she needed to clear her head, so she headed down south to see new sights and smell new smells.