Ben Shahn - Artist & Illustrator - Part 2
19 January 2011
Ages ago my mother showed me this lovely book she has called Ounce Dice Trice by Poet Alastair Reid, illustrated by Ben Shahn. I love the simplicity of the images together with the whimsical lists. Just looking at the images again makes me want to use words like lissom and sibilant in my everyday speech. And perhaps I should rename my house Smidgen's Nob - rather than having a boring old number like the rest of the street. I'm not sure how that would go down in South London... could lead to an awkward misunderstanding.
Anyway I digress, the book is very captivating. Not sure if it's in print still, my mum is a book dealer and gets hold of nice things like this