Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Maurice Sendak 1928-2012


Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator of over 100 incomparable children's books, has died at the age of 83. Dave Eggers, author of the screenplay for Sendak's subversive, delightful 'Where The Wild Things Are' once said of Sendak's work, “No one has been more uncompromising, more idiosyncratic, and more in touch with the unhinged and chiaroscuro subconscious of a child”... 


...read his obituaries in The AtlanticThe New York Times and Eggar's 2011 interview with him in Vanity Fair...

1 comment:

Elena Buttarelli said...

It's so sad! ;_; i will miss his creatures a lot!