Episode 40
MAIRA KALMAN & MARK KURLANSKY 

From New Yorker covers to dozens of books for adults and children, and exhibitions, Maira Kalman’s iconic art and prose have made her a national treasure. Food often features in her work, like in this year’s book Cake, and the forthcoming Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, by Gertrude Stein. Mark Kurlansky, best known for his brilliant books, Cod, Salt and most recent, Milk! met with Maira in her Manhattan studio to find out how she makes her paintings look so delicious, and wound up finding a soulmate in the most surprising and hilarious ways. 

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Don’t call them foodies: Maira Kalman x Mark Kurlansky 

From New Yorker covers to dozens of books for adults and children, and exhibitions, Maira Kalman’s iconic art and prose have made her a national treasure. Food often features in her work, like in this year’s book Cake, and the forthcoming Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, by Gertrude Stein. Mark Kurlansky, best known for his brilliant books, Cod, Salt and most recent, Milk! met with Maira in her Manhattan studio to find out how she makes her paintings look so delicious, and wound up finding a soulmate in the most surprising and hilarious ways. 

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Don’t call them foodies: Maira Kalman x Mark Kurlansky 

MARK KURLANSKY & MAIRA KALMAN

Podcast
02 November 2018

November 2018

 

Executive Producer: Charles Finch

Producer: Elisabeth Robinson

Segment Producer: Rob Corso

 

Editor in Chief: Howie Kahn

 

Special thanks to Matilda Holst 



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Episode music
Dave Brubeck, ‘Nomad’

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