Posts By: Shelley

American poet Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) wrote many of her poems on bits of envelopes. A book of these poems has been published, edited by artist  Jen Bervin and scholar Martha Werner, ‘The Gorgeous Nothings: Emily Dickinson’s Envelope Poems‘.  Read Bervin’s essay on the poems at ThePoetryFoundation, articles on the book in The New York Times and at NPR Radio. Dickinson’s poems…

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Mark Hearld

Charming, playful work by U.K artist Mark Hearld. See my previous post on him here, here, and my post on his delightful picture books over at Children’s Illustration…

Alphee of The Stars

Alphée of the Stars by Hugo Latulippe, National Film Board of Canada Winner of numerous film festival awards this year, and made in conjunction with The National Film Board of Canada, filmmaker Hugo Latulippe has just released a superb documentary, ‘Alphée Des Etoiles, (Alphée of The Stars)’, which  follows him and his family on a year-long…

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Mitch Epstein

 American photographer Mitch Epstein. Read an interview with him at BOMB. Below, a quote of his about analogue versus digital photography… “… My greatest fear is that as a discarded medium and corporate outcast, analogue will no longer be essential to visual education. Many young people will not know the difference between hand and button,…

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Lawrence Carroll

American painter Lawrence Carroll makes fascinating objects and paintings. Watch an interview with Carroll here talking about work commissioned by the Vatican for the Venice Biennalle, and just above, a painting of his hanging in interior designer  Joseph Dirard’s Paris apartment, via The New York Times T Magazine. Some photos by Antonio Maniscalco…