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The Principles of Uncertainty

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ISBN: 9780143116462
format: Trade paperback
pages: 336
publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
pub. date: 2009-10-27

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"Sublime . . . Kalman's elegantly witty and at times melancholy narrative runs arm in arm with her unmistakable paintings on a serendipitous romp through the history of the world." --Vanity Fair
 
"Wildly original . . . there's nothing else even remotely like it . . . This hilarious, wise, and deeply moving volume [is] the ultimate picture book for grown-ups." --O Magazine
 
Maira Kalman paints her highly personal worldview in this inimitable combination of image and text


An irresistible invitation to experience life through a beloved artist's psyche, The Principles of Uncertainty is a compilation of Maira Kalman's New York Times columns. Part personal narrative, part documentary, part travelogue, part chapbook, and all Kalman, these brilliant, whimsical paintings, ideas, and images - which initially appear random - ultimately form an intricately interconnected worldview, an idiosyncratic inner monologue.

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