"If Studs Terkel, the great oral historian, had taken up drawing, his work might have looked something like what Wendy MacNaughton has created in her irresistibly bighearted new book, Meanwhile in San Francisco: The City in Its Own Words. Like Terkel, MacNaughton gives voice to ordinary people from all walks of life, dignifying them in the process. Her pleasing, unfussy ink-and-watercolor portraits of San Franciscans - 'illustrated documentaries, ' as she calls them - capture library patrons, farmers' market vendors, Giants fans, Mission hipsters and old friends hanging out in Chinatown. " - San Francisco Chronicle
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Wendy Macnaughton is an artist and illustrator based in San Francisco. She has illustrated books such Lost Cat and The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Wine. Her artwork has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Print magazine, Lucky Peach, Pop-Up Magazine, AFAR, IDEO, Time Magazine, Bon Appetit, NPR and many more. She is a staff illustrator for Longshot Magazine and her monthly illustrated documentary project 'Meanwhile,' is published in The Rumpus.