Tony Delgrosso

Guest Post: Elements of Maira

I recently visited Maira Kalman’s original illustrations for the 2005 reissue of Strunk & White’s The Elements of Style. These vibrant and playful pieces are on display at the Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester until August 2. I first encountered The Elements of Style twenty years ago in a freshman creative writing class – when my professor handed back a graded assignment, and asked why I was taking his course.

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