Conversation on Practice: Peter Mendelsund

Conversations on Practice is an ongoing series hosted by Glenn Kurtz devoted to the daily work of art-making. He discusses with artists, musicians, and authors how they hone their craft and understand their own work. Here Kurtz will be talking to Peter Mendelsund. Multiple award-winning art director and designer Peter Mendelsund is associate art director at Alfred A. Knopf, as well as the art director of Pantheon Books, Schocken books, and Vertical Press. He has jacketed books for Nobel Prize winners, Supreme Court justices, Pulitzer Prize winners, Booker Prize winners, and innumerable best-selling authors. His designs for Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy are among the most widely recognizeable book jackets in the United States and abroad. His thoughts on design and publishing can be read on his blog jacketmechanical.blogspot.com.

Event date: 

Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

52 Prince St
10012-3309 New York
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