Corey Arnold - Slack Water, 2011, 2011 Photography
“They are so damn ‘intellectual’ and rotten that I can’t stand them anymore….I [would] rather sit on the floor in the market of Toluca and sell tortillas, than have anything to do with those ‘artistic’ bitches of Paris.” — Frida Kahlo
― Gabriel García Márquez (1927 - 2014) (via notjustcookies)
The scans come from the Bibliothèque nationale de France.
A previously-covered Cotsen exhibit says about the book:Insects stand in for people in this highly fanciful French alphabet. In addition to weight-lifting or parading down the boulevard, they file into church, ice skate, duel, dance, sail, paint, serenade a lover or invite her to dance, and, of course, improve their minds reading.
Hetzel was one of the most important publishers of children’s books in late nineteenth-century France, whose publications were distinguished by their handsome gold-stamped cloth bindings and excellent illustrations.
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Double Fine and Oni Press team up with Zac Gorman to bring you a Costume Quest graphic novel!Read Zac’s interview with ComicsAlliance here:http://comicsalliance.com/costume-quest-invasion-of-the-candy-snatchers-oni-press-graphic-novel-zac-gorman-interview/
Shaun Tan (b. 1974, Chinese Australian) - Grandpa’s Story from Tales From Outer Suburbia Drawings