Books

Double Takes: Unorthodox Collection of Taxidermy: Dr. Seuss

Tuen Mun I was unaware thatTheodor Geisel (Dr.Suess) worked outside the children’s book venue, then again I don’t know much about him besides his children’s books I grew up loving and learning to read on. “Seuss embarked on an ingenious project in the early 1930s as he evolved from two-dimensional artworks to three-dimensional sculptures. What was most …

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Double Takes: The Power of Books: Mladen Penev

These photographs by artist Mladen Penev ‘blew my mind.’ They’re part of a series from 2005 titled The Power of Books. I love the simplicity he uses to convey such a powerful message. These, along with the other work on his website, are worth a look! (Found via Why Me?)

Double Takes: Book End Page Illustrations

Way back when, and sometimes still today, books would contain decorative papers between the front and back covers enticing readers or relating to the story. It’s an unknown and forgotten form of art that is the unique subject showcased on Drawger, a blog site for illustrators. (image by Lou Brooks)