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Posts tagged "handwriting"

Sep 10, 2014
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John Cage’s score for “Water Walk”

Watch him perform it and browse the archive of Cage’s manuscripts.

Jun 26, 2014
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bryanwaterman:

ageofwarhol:

DYK Andy Warhol’s mother did the calligraphy for The Story of Moondog (1958). Now help bring Moondog’s story to the big screen! Less than $400 to raise in the last hour!

Almost. There.

Damn Julia had some beautiful handwriting.

bryanwaterman:

ageofwarhol:

DYK Andy Warhol’s mother did the calligraphy for The Story of Moondog (1958). Now help bring Moondog’s story to the big screen! Less than $400 to raise in the last hour!

Almost. There.

Damn Julia had some beautiful handwriting.

Jun 02, 2014
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theparisreview:

A draft of Henri Cole’s “Free Dirt,” which originally appeared in The Paris Review issue 205 (Summer 2013). “In truth, I’m still slightly embarrassed to say, I am a poet. I’d rather say, I make poems.”

That’s some nice handwriting right there.

theparisreview:

A draft of Henri Cole’s “Free Dirt,” which originally appeared in The Paris Review issue 205 (Summer 2013). “In truth, I’m still slightly embarrassed to say, I am a poet. I’d rather say, I make poems.”

That’s some nice handwriting right there.

May 17, 2014
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That lettering at the top of Erik Satie’s manuscript is pretty punk rock.

That lettering at the top of Erik Satie’s manuscript is pretty punk rock.

May 02, 2014
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With the advent of computers everything has become more and more conceptual and we’ve lost touch with the realm of the tactile. Calligraphy is a way of getting back in touch…
Jean-Louis Cohen, quoted in this mini-documentary about how French schools teach handwriting

Nov 08, 2013
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Strange, Beautiful Images from Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’

In the new book Cabinet of Curiosities (out now via Harper), visionary Pan’s Labyrinth and Pacific Rim filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro presents — according to the volume’s subtitle — “My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions.” In other words, the books offers the rare opportunity for an all-access peek into the working methods of the acclaimed moviemaker. The lavishly illustrated coffee-table book pulls from Del Toro’s notebooks, drawings, journals, behind-the-scenes photos, and more. Preview a few of its remarkable pages below.

Chapter four of Show Your Work!: “Open up your cabinet of curiosities.”

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Oct 22, 2013
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Oct 11, 2013
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Aug 02, 2013
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theparisreview:

A manuscript page from Anita Brookner’s novel Family and Friends.

Lovely. When asked why she decided to write a novel after writing non-fiction, she said she was “literally trying my hand.”

Filed under: handwriting

theparisreview:

A manuscript page from Anita Brookner’s novel Family and Friends.

Lovely. When asked why she decided to write a novel after writing non-fiction, she said she was “literally trying my hand.”

Filed under: handwriting

Jul 06, 2013
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bellswithin:


Emily Dickinson, We Talked With Each Other About Each Other, c. 1879, Amherst Manuscript #514. Pencil on Envelope, 1 sheet, 5 1/10 x 7 9/10 inches (13 x 20 cm). 

bellswithin:

Emily Dickinson, We Talked With Each Other About Each Other, c. 1879, Amherst Manuscript #514. Pencil on Envelope, 1 sheet, 5 1/10 x 7 9/10 inches (13 x 20 cm). 

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