Monday, January 05, 2009

A little background on Edward Gorey

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image: Mental Floss

Andrea Fernandes at Mental Floss has written a nice mini-bio of Edward Gorey for her Feel Art Again series. Since I recently rediscovered his books, this was particularly interesting for me.

One factoid: "During high school, Gorey supposedly once “painted his toenails green and walked barefoot down Michigan Avenue.”

Interesting stuff.

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