Artists’ sketchbooks to surprise and inspire you

We’re on deadline and writing our faces off at the moment, but everyone’s gotta eat, right? This little glimpse into the sketchbooks of artists including Andy Warhol, Devendra Banhart, and Henri Matisse makes for inspiring (and satisfying) lunchtime viewing. We took a shine to Louise Bourgeois’ and Richard Serra’s pages, and were delightfully surprised by Frida Kahlo and Cy Twombly. Above, a bracing exploration by Ellsworth Kelly.

See more at Flavorwire
and at the Matthew Marks 1991 exhibition webpage

image: Ellsworth Kelly, Sketchbook #17 , November 1951 – May 1952, spiral-bound, 84 sheets, ink, watercolor, graphite and collage on paper, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches; 21 x 13.5 cm 

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