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Maurice Sendak : a celebration of the artist and his work

Maurice Sendak : a celebration of the artist and his work / curated by Justin G. Schiller and Dennis M.V. David ; edited by Leonard S. Marcus.
New York : Abrams, 2013.
223 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Other contributors
Schiller, Justin G.
David, Dennis M. V.
Marcus, Leonard S., 1950- editor.
Sendak, Maurice. Works. Selections.
"Published in conjunction with the exhibition Maurice Sendak: A Celebration of His Life and Art at the Society of Illustrators, New York, June 11-August 17, 2013, curated by Justin G. Schiller and Dennis M.V. David."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Recollections for an exhibition / by Justin G. Schiller
  • I. The artist and his work. Fearful symmetries: Maurice Sendak's picture book trilogy and the making of an artist / by Leonard S. Marcus
  • II. Influences on book illustration. Some influences on the work of Maurice Sendak / by Judy Taylor
  • III. Advertising and commercial art. Wild things are happening: Bell Atlantic's corporate advertising campaign / by Ahron D. Weiner
  • IV. Posters. Sendak's few but significant posters / by Steven Heller
  • V. Really Rosie. Rosie and the Nutshell Kids
  • Vi. On stage: theater, opera, and ballet. M & M (Maurice and me) / by Frank Corsaro
  • VIII. Maurice Sendak's intaglio prints, etchings, and lithographs. At home with Jack and Guy / by Iona Opie
  • VIII. Magazine contributions
  • IX. Ephemera. The eclectic and the esoteric of Maurice Sendak: a collector's path from printed page to way yonder / by Joyce Malzberg
  • X. Where the Wild Things Are. Mad Max: on three preliminary drawings for "Where the Wild Things Are" / by Patrick Rodgers ; Sendak in South Carolina: the making of the Richland Public Library mural / by Ginger Shuler
  • XI. Maurice Sendak as teacher, educator, and mentor. Sendak at Yale / by Paul O. Zelinsky ; A personal reflection / by Dennis M.V. David.
"Sendak and his sixty-year career are celebrated in this full-color catalog of more than two hundred images from an exhibition at the Society of Illustrators in New York City. Accompanied by twelve essays, this work is a deeply personal and thoughtful tribute to a seminal artist whose singular vision has captured the imaginations of countless children and grown-ups throughout the world." Publisher's description.
Subject headings
Sendak, Maurice--Exhibitions.
Genre heading
Exhibition catalogs.


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