Late San Francisco artist Margaret Kilgallen was probably one of the best line work / lettering artists out there.  This is a clip from the PBS series ART:21 where Kilgallen speaks about linework…we absolutely love this brilliant comment from her and think about it often.

– Warholian

Margaret Kilgallen’s work reflects her encyclopedic knowledge of signs drawn from American folk tradition, printmaking, and letterpress. Kilgallen has a love of “things that show the evidence of the human hand.” Painting directly on the wall, Kilgallen creates room-size murals that recall a time when personal craft and handmade signs were the dominant aesthetic.

Margaret Kilgallen is featured in the Season 1 episode “Place” of the Art21 series “Art:21 — Art in the Twenty-First Century”.

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