Maira Kalman

Born 1949, Tel Aviv

Education

Attended High School of Music and Art and New York University

Exhibitions

2017
The Elements of Style and Darling Dorset, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
Cats and Dogs, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

2015
Beloved Dog, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY

2014
Maira Kalman Selects, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, NY
My Favorite Things, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
The Elements of Style, The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
Girls Standing on Lawns and Other Projects, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
Thomas Jefferson: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Everything, Monticello, Charlottesville, VA
Maira Kalman: The Elements of Style, The Frist Center, Nashville, TN

2013
What Pete Ate from A to Z, Madison Children’s Museum, Madison, WI

2012
37 Paintings, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY

2011
25 Years/25 Artists, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
Storied City: New York in Picture Book Art, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY

2010-2011
Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World), The Jewish Museum, New York, NY; Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA;
Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA; Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2010
Further Illuminations, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY

2009
The Elements of Style, Memorial Art Gallery, Universtiy of Rochester, Rochester, NY
The Principles of Uncertainty, Jackson Fine Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2008
Just Looking, Beihang University, Beijing, China

2007
The Principles of Uncertainty, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY

2005
I Can't Stand All the Excitement, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY

2003
Just Looking, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY

Publications

2016
Weather, Weather written by Daniel Handler, illustrated by Maira Kalman, published by MoMA

2015
Beloved Dog, by Maira Kalman, Penguin Press

2014
Ah-Ha to Zig-Zag: 31 Objects from Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Skira/Rizzoli
My Favorite Things, Harper Collins
Girls Standing on Lawns, written by Daniel Handler, illustrated by Maira Kalman, published by MoMA

2012
Looking at Lincoln, written and illustrated by Maira Kalman, Nancy Paulsen Books
Microscripts, written by Robert Walser, illustrated by Maira Kalman, New Directions Publishing
Why We Broke Up, written by Daniel Handler, illustrated by Maira Kalman, Little Publishing

2011 Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual, written by Michael Pollan and illustrated by Maira Kalman, Penguin Press

2010
13 Words, written by Lemony Snicket and illustrated by Maira Kalman, HarperCollins Publishers
And the Pursuit of Happiness, Maira Kalman, Penguin Press HC
Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World), Ingrid Schaffner, C. Gould, D. Ghelerter, S. Gregory, K. Silver, Prestel Publishing

2009
The Principles of Uncertainty, Maira Kalman, Penguin Books

2007
The Elements of Style, written by William Strunk Jr., illustrated by Maira Kalman, Penguin Publishing

2005
(un)Fashion, Tibor Kalman and Maira Kalman, Harry N. Abrams Publishing

2003
Smartypants (Pete In School), Maira Kalman, Putnam Juvenile Publishing

2002
Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey, Maira Kalman, Penguin Publishing
Colors : Tibor Kalman, Issues 1-13, Tibor Kalman and Maira Kalman, Henry N. Abrams Publishing

2001
What Pete Ate From A to Z, Maira Kalman, Puffin Publishing

1999
Next Stop Grand Central, Maira Kalman, Puffin Publishing

1996
Max Deluxe, Maira Kalman, Viking Juvenile Publishing

1995
Swami on Rye: Max in India, Maira Kalman, Viking Juvenile Publishing

1993
Chicken Soup, Boots, Maira Kalman, Viking Juvenile Publishing

1991
Ooh-la-la, Max in Love, Maira Kalman, Viking Juvenile Publishing
Roarr, Calder’s Circus, written by Maira Kalman, illustrated by Donatella Brun, Whitney Museum of Art
Sayonara, Mrs. Kackleman, Maira Kalman, Puffin Publishing

1992
Max in Hollywood, Baby, Maira Kalman, Viking Juvenile Publishing

1990
Max Makes a Million, Maira Kalman, Viking Juvenile Publishing

1989
Stay Up Late, written by David Byrne, illustrated by Maira Kalman, Picture Puffin Books

1988
Hey Willie, See the Pyramids, Maira Kalman, Viking Juvenile Publishing

Other Projects

Curated Maira Kalman Selects at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2014

Regular participant in TED Talks, worldwide

Began a new blog for The New York Times, And The Pursuit of Happiness, in 2009

Illustrated a blog for The New York Times, The Principles of Uncertainty, from April 2006-2007

Cover artist for The New Yorker, most notable cover in collaboration with Rick Meyerowitz,"New Yorkistan"

Contributing Art/Editorial for the New York Times, Interview, Departures, Travel and Leisure, etc.

President of M&Co. products distributed by the Museum of Modern Art

Designed a line of bags and dog/person rain gear for Kate Spade

Created sets for Mark Morris Dance group production of Four Saints in Three Acts, an opera by Gertrude Stein and Virgil Thompson

Mural for Library at PS47, Bronx, NY

Mural for Wave Hill Visitor's Center

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