Tag Archives: Calligraphie

I’m With You

Alan Ginsberg dedicated the third section of Howl to Carl Solomon, whom he met at a psychiatric hospital in 1949. Ginsberg sympathized with Solomon, who, like Ginsberg’s mother, struggled with mental illness and received shock treatment. He describes the events that occurred … Continue reading

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We Stand Together

In remembrance of the victims of the bombings at Manchester Arena on May 22nd, 2017, and in support of their families and friends.

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O Sleep

I have always sympathized with King Henry IV who desperately laments his inability to go to sleep.

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Happy Birthday William Caslon

William Caslon put England on the typographic map in 1734 when “Caslon” came out, providing stiff competition for Dutch typefaces. It became the most popular typeface of the 18th century, in particular in the colonies, where it was used to … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

What better way to celebrate the Chinese New Year than with Coq au Vin?

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Après Trois Ans

An excerpt from Paul Verlaine’s poem Après Trois Ans (After Three Years).

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Happy Holidays!

Wishing you Happy Holidays and a Fabulous New Year 2017!

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Gabriel

Pour Gabriel, le messager des bonnes nouvelles ! John Milton, le Paradis Perdu, livre 4, 1667 Traduction de l’anglais par François-René de Chateaubriand

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You are Fabulous

Inspired by Rachel Yallop in her course Copperplate: A Different Look at the Swelling Line. This will be auctioned off at the Horizons Foundation’s annual gala.

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They Were Gay (continued)

As my final project for Chris McDonald’s Foundational class, which ended last April, I decided to do another take on Gertrude Stein’s famous quote from Miss Furr and Miss Skeene (1922). (See my earlier post They Were Gay). This one has a formal Humanist … Continue reading

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