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Sketches: From Here and There
     

Sketches: From Here and There

by A. J. Diamond
 

In watercolours and words, South African–born A.J. Diamond gives a rare glimpse into the sights that informed his life and career on three continents. From childhood and youth in South Africa to education in England and the United States and finally to life in Toronto, Diamond has kept a sketchbook, paints and a pen at hand. Wandering and wondering, this book

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In watercolours and words, South African–born A.J. Diamond gives a rare glimpse into the sights that informed his life and career on three continents. From childhood and youth in South Africa to education in England and the United States and finally to life in Toronto, Diamond has kept a sketchbook, paints and a pen at hand. Wandering and wondering, this book gives visual and narrative illustrations of how he has viewed the world he has travelled.

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“I love this book. We are welcomed into [Diamond’s] way of seeing so gracefully. Absolutely lovely and absolutely intelligent. And, best of all, the combination of the written and the visual is intensely moving.” Anne Michaels, author of Fugitive Pieces

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781553655916
Publisher:
D & M Publishers
Publication date:
08/09/2011
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


A.J. Diamond was born in South Africa and is a graduate of the Universities of Capetown, Oxford and Pennsylvania. He is a Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Gold Medalist, an Honourary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, a member of the Order of Ontario and an Officer of the Order of Canada. Diamond is the founding Principal of Diamond and Schmitt Architects, which has received numerous national and international awards for design and sustainability. Since 1964 he has been resident in Toronto.

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