Today in the lab, we’re treating some lovely illustrated amateur magazines from the Margaret Strickland Papers (Fales Library, MSS 077). This issue (vol.1, no.4) contains a little layered hand-drawn “stage play.” Sweet!
“What a quintessential marriage of cool and style to write your name in giant separate living letters…” wrote Norman Mailer in his 1974 essay Faith of Graffiti. This quote appears in white type on a black wall filled with other quotes taken from various influential New Yorker such as Mayor Ed…
Great exhibit! The Martin Wong Papers in NYU’s Fales Library and Special Collections include lots of graffiti-related material if this wonderful show leaves you wanting more.
It’s your Friday Fill! (Yes, that’s a thing because we just said so.) Lou’s been putting the finishing touches on a Spanish Civil War poster that had been been in nearly ruinous shape, but will soon be glorious! #todayinthelab #fridayfill #paperconservation