#127 Winter 2008
In the latest issue of this fine quarterly magazine there is a very interesting story by Gregory O’Brien about artist & illustrator Graham Percy (1938-2008).
I didn’t know Graham Percy but I long admired him from afar as a very fine children’s book illustrator. I mentioned this to art historian/artist/curator/poet O’Brien who has responded thus:
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This rather splendid website includes masses of the most excellent drawings. It also features drawings for a book Graham was working on (over some considerable time!) with Hamish Keith. They are in the ‘In Development’ section and are called ‘Stories of the Inflatable Boy’.
As the attached illustrations (and the images in BACK AND BEYOND) suggest, Graham had been working on a lot of images of kiwis of late.