Thursday, November 25, 2021

5 THINGS: Matisse, Chisholm, David Shrigley, Austin Kleon and Gonzalez Alvarez

 

"Weird, funny, abject, wise, silly, savage, moral, and engaging."―The Independent (London)

By turns hilarious, satirical, and brilliant, David Shrigley's full-page illustrations―a combination of drawing, comics, photography, and sculpture―are sui generis: uproariously funny, pleasantly unnerving, and, most of all, really, really cool. Neither "graphic novel" nor "art book," What the Hell Are You Doing? celebrates the surreal world of the artist who created Ants Have Sex in Your Beer and To Make the Meringue You Must Beat the Egg Whites Until They Look Like This―the man Dave Eggers calls "probably the funniest gallery-type artist who ever lived." Four-color illustrations throughout.

 

 "Dance" by Henri Matisse

 

 Fighting Shirley Chisholm

“Fighting” Shirley Chisholm didn’t want to be known solely as the first African-American woman in U.S. Congress and to run for the Democratic nomination for the presidency. Cristen and Caroline detail the inspiring, heart-wrenching biography and legacy of this Brooklyn educator ahead of her time.  


Think of it as a daily course in creativity: a portable workshop and coursebook, jammed full of inspiration, prompts, quotes, and exercises designed to turn you into a creative kleptomaniac. The journal has an elastic band for place-marking and a special pocket in the back — a “swipe file” to store bits and pieces of inspiration. Because if you want to steal like an artist, you need a place to keep your loot…
 

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