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Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation author, illustrator, writer
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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Introduction Eric Hanson has been an illustrator and writer for more than twenty years. His artwork has appeared in the New Yorker, McSweeney's, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, Spy, Oprah, the Atlantic, Harper’s, the New York Times, Travel & Leisure, Gourmet, Wig Wag, the Believer and other publications. His work has appeared regularly in juried annuals from Communication Arts, Society of Publication Designers, Luerzer’s Archive (200 Best Illustrators Worldwide,) Print, I.D., A.I.G.A., and American Illustration. Design clients include, Aesthetic Apparatus, Duffy, Robert Valentine, Fallon, Lucy Sisman, Paul Davis, Louise Fili, Kate Spade, Barney's, Tolleson, Landor, Willams Sonoma, Barneys, Nordstrom, Target, Alfred A. Knopf, Farrar Straus & Giroux, New York Review Books, Chronicle, Random House and Pantheon. The illustrations and text on this blog are the property of Eric Hanson, who holds the copyright©. His fiction and satire have been published in McSweeney's, the Atlantic, Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazine, Smithsonian and elsewhere. He is the author of A Book of Ages, which was published by Harmony/Random House in 2008.
Interests Reading, writing, illustration, collecting books, listening to my jazz records (I still call them records), watching films
Favorite Movies Mr. Hulot's Holiday, Rear Window, The Palm Beach Story, Manhattan Murder Mystery, Metropolitan, The Big Sleep.
Favorite Music Bill Evans, Brubeck, Miles, Billie Holiday, Artie Shaw, the George Shearing Quintet, Arnold Bax, Frederick Delius, Alec Wilder
Favorite Books Decline and Fall (Waugh), Candide (Voltaire), Fancies and Goodnights (John Collier), The Short Stories of John O'Hara, Saki, Truman Capote, Shirley Jackson, J.D. Salinger, John Cheever, Isak Dinesen.

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