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Maira Kalman

Start Your Day with a 'classic' experience--The Met's 'Museum Workout'

ZEALnyc | Posted 01.23.2017 | Arts

By Miles Harter, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, January 23, 2017 Who wouldn't want to start their day frolicking around the Metropolitan Museum of Art ...

Gillian Laub Interviews Maira Kalman About Dogs -- Woof!

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 01.27.2017 | Arts
Suzanne Donaldson

Years ago I used to work for Tibor Kalman, one of the great prolific creative directors on the planet as far as I am concerned. At the time when I was interviewing to work for he and Ingrid Sischy at Interview magazine, he told me that if he hired me it would be like pushing me down a tall staircase as I was so inexperienced.

Artist And Dog Lover Maira Kalman Explains Why Dogs Are The Best

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 10.30.2015 | Arts

When illustrator and children’s book author Maira Kalman’s husband and creative comrade died, she finally cast her pet-centric worries aside and b...

Is Cloth Art The New Collage Art?

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 09.29.2012 | Arts

The color and humor of Chris Roberts-Antieau's childlike fabric paintings may remind you of the brilliant Maira Kalman. Writing on her web site, Rober...

WATCH: Daniel Handler, Maira Kalman Sing Ode To Libraries

Posted 07.19.2012 | Home

We love Daniel Handler. We love Maira Kalman. So, needless to say, when they teamed up for their book "Why We Broke Up" (which came out last December)...

An Artist's Guide To Personal Fulfillment

Theresa Berenato | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Theresa Berenato

We have been making and marking for 35,000 years. As a designer, using my hands to make, cut, rearrange, overlay, glue, paint, chip, draw, and sketch is a personally fulfilling process.

The Week In Art

Posted 02.18.2012 | Arts

This week was full of awe-inspiring creations that touched our hearts, and there a touch of Valentine's Day sass in there as well. First we ...

Remember Your First Break Up?

Posted 02.13.2012 | Arts

Valentine's Day is nearing and L-O-V-E is on the brain. But even for those of us who choose to celebrate Singles Awareness Day on February 14, that is...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Illustrator Maira Kalman's Whimsical Drawings At Skirball Center, LA

Posted 02.03.2011 | Arts

WHO: Maira Kalman WHAT: Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (Of a Crazy World) WHEN: On view now through February 13, 2011. Coming soon to the Jewis...

Who Gives The Best Info? A Short History Of Information Design

Paula Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Paula Scher

Last month, FAST COMPANY magazine published the best info-graphics of the year from their design blog. The choice was derived from FC's own postings o...

Art Worth Your Family's Time: December 2010

Sarah Bowman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Three Don't-Miss Art Exhibits and KOTC Movie Picks How we spend our time defines who we are. As the year draws to a close, we know your time is esp...

What Does The Guy Who Killed Pluto Have To Say For Himself?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"How I Killed Pluto: And Why It Had It Coming" by Mike Brown The New York Times But Dr. Brown has a unique distinction: He was, for a few hours in 2...

Events: Our Picks For Your Evening Out

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Educate yourself about internet freedom from Columbia University professor Tim Wu, get to know the city from taste-makers Jonathan Gold and Bret Easto...

WATCH: Abraham Lincoln Is 'My Man,' 'Would Be The Most Incredible Boyfriend'

The Huffington Post | Sammy Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Stephen Colbert told author and illustrator Maira Kalman last night on his show, "I love this book because unlike a lot of the authors I have on the s...

New York Times CorrectionWatch: Style Wars

Melissa Kirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Melissa Kirsch

A minor blunder in the New York Times produces minor hilarity and profound self-flagellation.