HWBC Weekly Roundup
Ten books that somehow were made into ballets.
Research shows majority of parents still thinks libraries are important for their children.
Marc Maron and Julie Klausner dissect podcasting. (double plug to come see JK at our event with Splitsider 5/16 and also listen to our podcast!!)
[image via HWBC event archives, cool things up on flickr soon]
Coming in October 2013 from my fine publisher Tin House Books, a new edition of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness with 100 full color illustrations by me. Above is the final cover, and I couldn’t be more pleased. It captures everything I was trying to convey with my illustrations, and is just a brilliant piece of work. Many many thanks to Diane Chonette at Tin House for putting this together, and to Tin House in general for making this dream a reality.
GIMME. Love Matt Kish’s work, so excited about this.
MOVING SALE! I am moving in March and I don’t own a couch. Or a dining room table. Or chairs. Or dishes. And I need to buy them. So I put a bunch of art, including the pieces above, up for sale in my Etsy shop. Take a look and see if there is anything you like.
Also, since I am done with Heart of Darkness now, I am available for commissions. Let me know if there is something you want me to draw for you.
I support all things Matt Kish. Get on this.
In honor of this weekend’s Moby-Dick marathon at the Housing Works Bookstore, I am re-posting 64 of my favorite Moby-Dick illustrations from my book Moby-Dick in Pictures.
MOBY-DICK, page 053: His father was a High Chief, a King; his uncle a High Priest; and on the maternal side he boasted aunts who were the wives of unconquerable warriors.
11 inches by 7.75 inches
ink on found paper
September 28, 2009
Ooooooh. Matt very generously donated two pieces from Moby-Dick in Pictures and two original pieces created just for this weekend that will be silently auctioned at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe during the marathon, ending at 4:30PM Sunday.
Last weekend (April 26-28), Gavin Browning and Karen Kubey curated Living Room: Housing Works Builds Housing, at the Metropolitan Pavilion. The installation was a powerful addition to Housing Works’ 2012 Design on a Dime Benefit and two-day public sale, with all proceeds going towards the soon-to-open 874 Jefferson Avenue Residence Project. […] Living Room is a full-scale, three-dimensionalized blueprint for one supportive-housing unit in the Keith D. Cylar House, the first of Housing Works’ ground-up developments, which opened in 1997. The installation also includes a timeline of HIV/AIDS infection and survival rates from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and key moments in the development of the supportive housing movement. (via Architizer: Bringing Supportive Housing Home at Living Room)