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Episode 3: Maira Kalman

One of America’s most beloved illustrators, Maira Kalman has drawn for children, with Max Stravinsky, the poet-dog; for adults, in the New Yorker; and for dancers, who share qualities of both, in creating sets for Mark Morris. She's illustrated the new edition of The Elements of Style, been a “visual columnist” for the New York Times and boy can she talk!

  • PERSON: President Abraham Lincoln

  • PLACE: Her aunt’s kitchen in Tel Aviv

  • THING: A pair of men’s shoes

What Do You Think?


All images by Maira Kalman.

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