Retired federal engineer and investigator, Gorey devotee Patrice Miller (@aredian_press, www.aredian.co) shares with us in this month’s blog her experience of bringing a dream to fruition: an Edward Gorey Liberty Puzzle. She is already on the hunt for the next puzzle image.
by Malcolm Whyte While browsing Mill Valley’s Capricorn Books in 1963, two scaly-winged creatures holding a portrait of a wan little girl lured me past its dolorous purple covers, into The Hapless Child by Edward Gorey. It was a thin paperback, but the drawings were densely drawn in pen and in the manner of the … Continued
In this post, Christine von der Linn, Director of the Illustration Art department at Swann Auction Galleries, shares insights into the current state of the Gorey auction market, including key factors on how to examine and evaluate his original artwork. As a specialist of rare books and illustration for over twenty-five years, Christine has handled … Continued