Speaker - Maira Kalman

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Maira Kalman is an award-winning artist who has illustrated numerous covers for The New Yorker and has written and illustrated a dozen children's books.

Her articles and illustrations have appeared in The New York Times, Newsweek, Interview, and many other publications. Now a teacher of graduate design at the School of Visual Arts, she has designed products for the Museum of Modern Art and sets for Mark Morris Dance Group.

Her first online column for the Opinion section of The New York Times, "The Principles of Uncertainty," ran from May of 2006 to April of 2007. It was followed by her latest book, And the Pursuit of Happiness, a yearlong investigation of democracy, inspired by the 2008 presidential elections.

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And the Pursuit of Happiness

01.29.11 | 01:56:27 min | 2 comments