Friday, August 31, 2012

The Animal Kingdom

The Encyclopedia of The Animal Kingdom by Maurice and Robert Burton, Octopus, 1968 (1979 edition)

Wednesday, August 29, 2012


puzzlehead by Richard McGuire, McGuire Toys, 1990 (wooden puzzle)

more with Richard McGuire at Daddytypes.

Thanks R!

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

the sky and the ground

the sky and the ground (for Remy Charlip)
Michael Dumontier, foil stamp on found books, 2012

I made these for Remy Charlip. I had his address, but I took my time and never sent him one. Now he is gone. Let that be a lesson to you (and me). R.I.P. Mr. Charlip.  

previously here and here

(thanks and thoughts to erika b.)

mother mother

from MOTHER MOTHER I FEEL SICK SEND FOR THE DOCTOR QUICK QUICK QUICK by Remy Charlip and Burton Supree, Parents' Magazine Press, 1966

Sunday, August 26, 2012


from Arm in Arm (A Collection of Connections, Endless Tales, Reiterations, and other Echolalia) by Remy Charlip, Parents' Magazine Press, 1969

previously here and here

Friday, August 24, 2012


Fortunately by Remy Charlip, 1964 (1966 Scholastic edition)
What Good Luck! What Bad Luck!, by Remy Charlip, 1969 (Scholastic) (same book with change of title/text. subsequent editions returned to original title/text.)

Thursday, August 23, 2012

remy charlip...

A Day of Summer by Betty Miles, illustrated by Remy Charlip, 1960
David's Little Indian by Margaret Wise Brown,illustrated by Remy Charlip,1956
Four Fur Feet by Margaret Wise Brown,illustrated by Remy Charlip,1961
What is the World? by Betty Miles, illustrated by Remy Charlip, 1958 (back cover)
A Day of Winter by Betty Miles, illustrated by Remy Charlip, 1961
The Dead Bird by Margaret Wise Brown,illustrated by Remy Charlip,1958
A Day of Summer by Betty Miles, illustrated by Remy Charlip, 1960

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

the day it didn't snow and the day it did.

from David's Little Indian by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Remy Charlip, Young Scott Books, NY, 1956

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

*Remy Charlip*

very sad news: Remy Charlip has died.

see all previous R.C. posts...more to follow.

Friday, August 17, 2012


Lygia Clark: Monument in all Situations, hinged aluminum, 1964
from Kinetic Art: The Language of Movement by Guy Brett, Studio Vista/ Reinhold Book Co., 1968

Thursday, August 16, 2012


WORD MAGIC: An Anthology of Poems for Grade 9 and 10, McLelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1957

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

art education bookshelf

Growing With Art - Book One: Fun To Begin by Maud Ellsworth and Michael F. Andrews, Benj. H. Sanborn & Co., Chicago, 1950

Art Media and Techniques: A Resource Book for Secondary Schools. Province of Manitoba, Department of Education, Winnipeg, (no date)

ART 1-6, Department of Education, Province of Manitoba, Approved by the Minister of Education, 1974

Art: Grades I-IV, Department of Education, Manitoba, 1955

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Conventions for Abstract Thoughts

Portrait of Charles Burchfield, date unknown / 1917 Conventions for Abstract Thoughts, handmade album of drawings created ca. 1955 / The escape from the banal everyday life to the world of the ideal AND Aimless Abstraction (Hypnotic Intensity) from Conventions for Abstract Thoughts, china marker on paper, 1917 / The Insect Chorus, watercolour with ink, graphite, and crayon on paper, 1917 / exhibition catalogue, The Museum of Modern Art, 1930 / The Night Wind, watercolour, gouache, and pencil on paper, 1918 / handmade album of studies for Sun and Rocks, after 1950 / Midsummer in the Woods, watercolour, charcoal , and chalk on joined paper, 1950-59

from Heat Waves in a Swamp: The Paintings of Charles Burchfield, curated by Robert Gober, Hammer Museum/DelMonico Books-Prestel, 2009 (here)

Thanks to S.Hughes for the loan/education.

Monday, August 6, 2012

schneefall / oswald tschirtner's featherpen

Über Schizophrenie und die Federzeichnungen des Patienten O.T. by Leo Navratil, DTV, Munich, 1974 (Oswald Tschirtner)