Got a girl crush on: Maira Kalman
No one makes American history more colorful than Maira Kalman. She runs a NYTimes.com blog titled And the Pursuit of Happiness Blog where she posts monthly illustrated essays on American democracy. Her latest piece asks “Whose home is this?” and tells the story of the different cultures that settled in and built America to be the melting pot it is today. Past topics have included:
Kalman also has a unique collaboration with MAC cosmetics, using their Fall makeup line as a medium for her illustrations. You can check it out here.
Keep on keepin’ on, Maira!