Soak up Maira Kalman’s carol to the Inauguration. Luminous and lovely.
Meta comment: Isn’t it great that it’s one long, continuous scroll? Sooo much better than a bunch of pages you have to click between. Hello, infinite canvas.
The continuous scroll comment reminded me of the great Rutu Modan comics that appeared in the NYT online a few years ago. Her blog’s description identified it as “a visual column.”
I think Modan’s columns are just slightly more radically vertical than Kalman’s; Kalman’s are individual variable-height panels (they’re actually separate JPEGs arranged vertically) while Modan’s are all a single long object.
Meta-meta-comment: What’s up with these awesome Israeli-American women illustrator-authors?
Holy…! I missed Modan’s columns the first time around. I know her from her graphic novel ‘Exit Wounds’ but this stuff is just as awesome.
Below, you can use basic HTML tags and/or Markdown syntax.
Composing a reply. Cancel?
Founded in 2003, Snarkmarket is a long-running conversation about media, journalism, technology, cities, design, books, music, movies, the future, and the past.
The title, it should be said, is a misnomer. You’ll see.
Follow along: @Snarkmarket on Twitter / Snarkmarket RSS
A leaky rocketship
/ Bless the toolmakers
/ The art of working in public
/ The cave, the corps, the league
/ The two mayors
/ Age of majority
/ A hypothetical path to the speakularity
/ Kanye west, media cyborg
/ Only crash
/ Stock and flow
All-time best comment threads:
Explosions in the sky
The deep snarkives: 2016 (4)