Glasses model Warby Parker does not simply assist individuals see with using corrective lenses: it makes them see in new methods by exposing them to among the most influential artists of the twentieth century.
To rejoice its eleventh birthday, Warby Parker is publishing a e book titled The Alphabet of Artwork, a retrospective e book of types that celebrates greater than 100 artists that the model has collaborated with from throughout Chile, Australia, the US, France and extra.
Among the many artists featured within the e book, who’ve all created newly commissioned items for Warby Parker over the previous decade, are Joana Avilez, Stuart Davis, Robert Rauschenberg, Shantell Martin, Geoff McFetridge, Jason Polan, Julia Rothman, Will Shortz, Adrian Tomine, and Chris Ware. As well, the foreword has been penned by none apart from Maira Kalman. “The humanities formed us into who we’re, so we’re pleased to assist them in all shapes and varieties,” says Warby Parker, co-founder and co-CEO Dave Gilboa.
Due to the breadth of disciplines that these artists work in, there’s an enormous vary in what’s on present on this alphabetised artist who’s who, together with murals, nonetheless life photos, abstractions, surrealist cityscapes, illustration, portray, printmaking and extra. “Their A-to-Z association lends itself equally nicely to discovering favorite names with ease and serendipitously discovering new ones,” says Warby Parker. “It’s really a set of far-reaching inventive inspiration.”
The e book might be out there in any respect Warby Parker shops within the US and Canada, with 100% of sale proceeds going in direction of the Pupils Undertaking, a programme that helps present free imaginative and prescient screenings, eye exams, and glasses to schoolchildren in New York Metropolis, Philadelphia, and Baltimore.