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.
Adapting the slightly askew writings and illustrations of Edward Gorey for the screen is a difficult and seldom-attempted challenge. EGCT friend Todd Camp shares his thoughts on one little-seen adaptation that even Gorey’s most ardent fans may never have experienced. Todd, a former entertainment journalist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in Texas, has been a … Continued
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
Would you like to see Edward Gorey on a postage stamp? February 22, 2025 marks the 100th anniversary of Edward Gorey’s birth, and we would like to see it celebrated with a U.S. postage stamp recognizing him as one of America’s most inventive and influential cultural figures. And, we need your help! Please join the Edward … Continued