Showing posts with label handwriting. Show all posts
Showing posts with label handwriting. Show all posts

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

the thread

Graphology: Your character in your handwriting by John Marley, Bancroft & Co., London, 1967

Thursday, February 16, 2012

The birds are buried today.

Ray Johnson/Feigen Gallery art ad from Artforum, Feb., 1970

Friday, December 2, 2011


From God Bless Love: A Collection of Children's Sayings compiled by Nanette Newman, Collins, London, 1972

Friday, April 15, 2011

They are full of holy nonsense

John Patrick McKenzie: They Are Full of Holy Nonsense at Creativity Explored, San Francisco, opening April 28th. (more here)

Monday, January 17, 2011


from Will Happiness Find Me? by Peter Fischli & David Weiss, Koenig Books, London, 2003 (one of my favourite books. hard to choose just one question. more in the future.)

Friday, December 17, 2010

In Books: As coyote once must have seen fit to grumble.

Our Daddy is a Lumberman, Wally Don Kennedy, 1960
My Dinner with Andre, Wallace Shawn & Andre Gregory, Screenplay for the film by Louis Malle, 1981
Fun with Lines and Curves, Elsie Ellison, 1972
Thirteen, Remy Charlip and Jerry Joyner, 1975
Dr. De Soto Goes To Africa, William Steig, 1992
Ed Emberley's Drawing Book of Animals, 1970
Doctor De Soto, William Steig, 1982
Le Petit Prince (Canadian Educational Edition) , Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, 1969

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Home Library

Around The World in 2,000 Pictures, Doubleday, 1954 (1959) with homemade cardpocket and card ( "Due--Nov., Nov., Nov., Nov.,..." ) Thanks to MML for finding this and letting me take it home.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Ben: terrain vague

(Terrain Vague, 1961, 1970 / Partie Du Tout A Ben, 1960 / Le Temps, 1961 / To Change Art Destroy Ego, 1965, 1968 / Centre Du Monde, 1962 / Jeter Dieu a la Mer, 1962 / Voiture, ca. 1964-65 / Voiture, ca. 1964-65 / Le Vitres De Magazins, 1979 )
From Strip Tease Intégral de Ben (Rétrospective Ben [Vautier]), Somogy editions d'art/ MAC Lyon, Paris/Lyon, 2010 (french language)

Thursday, October 14, 2010


(embellished back cover of) The Green Book of Birds of America, Whitman Publishing Co., Wisconsin, 1941

Monday, September 27, 2010

I want your time/my time/our time

Please give me a few seconds of your eternity by Niki de Saint-Phalle, 1970
currently here

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Man of Visions

Howard Finster: Man of Visions, Peachtree Publishers, Atlanta, 1989

Sunday, July 4, 2010


Jubilation by Daniel and Mary Dauvin (Franciscan Missionary Family), American (Psalms Division), 1973
(handmade album cover---marker on blank jacket)

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Patt Nathe

The Spirt of Zen by Alan J. Watts, Grove Press Inc., NY, 1958 (Evergreen Edition, 1960) cover by Roy Kuhlman (with inscription "STOLEN FROM PATT NATHE")
(Somehow this book made its way to a garage sale in Winnipeg. A google search found one reference to Patt Nathe, thanked in the credits of Charles Perry's 1984 book The Haight-Ashbury: A History)

Thursday, June 17, 2010


illustration detail from George and Martha by James Marshall, 1972
(1974 Scholastic edition)

Friday, May 28, 2010

Oswald Tschirtner: Trembling Hearts in the Bodies of Dogs

Bebende Herzen im Leibe der Hunde by Ernst Herbeck (poems) and Oswald Tschirtner (drawings), Rogner & Bernhard, München, 1979 (german language). My favourite Gugging artist. I'll be posting more Tschirtner books in the near future.
(Oswald TSCHIRTNER , Vienna, 1920 - 2007)

Monday, May 24, 2010

Enn Erisalu: Don't Explain

from Enn Erisalu: In Memorium, Atelier Gallery (Ilana Aloni), Vancouver, 2006
(above works: Untitled (1983), Grey Eyes (1990), sketchbook pages, Ten Letters (1991))
(Enn Erisalu 1943-2005)