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April 3, 2014
6:00 pm
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James McMullan performs a reading

The Corner Bookstore and Algonquin Young Readers
request the pleasure of your company for a reading by
James McMullan, author of
Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood

Artist James McMullan's work has appeared in the pages of virtually every American magazine, on the posters for more than seventy Lincoln Center theater productions, and in bestselling picture books. Now, in a unique memoir comprising more than fifty short essays and illustrations, the artist explores how his early childhood in China and wartime journeys with his mother influenced his whole life, especially his painting and illustration.


March 24, 2014 THE CENTURY ASSOCIATION
7 WEST 43RD STREET
NEW YORK, NY
Century Association reception for James McMullan "Leaving China: Paintings for a Memoir"
January 25, 2014 AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION CONVENTION
PHILADELPHIA, PA
In celebration of the imminent publication of Leaving China, James McMullan's illustrated memoir of his early life, Algonquin Press hosted a lunch and an exhibition of original watercolor paintings from the book at the ALA Convention in Philadelphia on January 25th 2014. Jim talked about the art to the audience of librarians who attended the event.

James McMullan at the ALA Convention in Philadelphia discussing his new book, Leaving China

Top Left:  The author artist talking about the art.

Top Right:  Elise Howard, the editor of Leaving China, and James McMullan.

Bottom: Emily Parliman, Elise Howard, the Author and Eileen Lawrence.


December 4, 2012 A CONVERSATION WITH
MILTON CLASER


November 21, 2012 A RETROSPECTIVE AT
THE SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS

A retrospective of the work of James McMullan. opens on Nov. 21 at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, where he teaches. “There will be materials besides the theater posters,” he said, explaining that the show will include life drawings — both pencil and gouache — that he has been making for more than 30 years.


 

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