Sketchbooks give us a glimpse into how artists thinks in images. These are travel-related items from a handful whose lists are always visual.
Packing List from sketchbook of Adolf Konrad, for Rome & Egypt, 1962. Part of the Morgan Library & Museum’s current exhibition:Lists: To-dos, Illustrated Inventories, Collected Thoughts, and Other Artists’ Enumerations from the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art
Susan Abbott’s Visual Journal, A Painter’s Year. This is her list for “five weeks of teaching and painting in Spain and France. Needing to dress for both hiking on the Camino and lecturing in the Louvre made for a complicated packing list. As usual, drawing provided at least a modicum of clarity. . . ”
A Pictorial Itinerary – From a British Travel Journal Workshop
By Shachihoko, living in Las Vegas where there is “no inspiration in the art.” Part of her hotel itinerary sketches for a trip to Vancouver.
- What we can learn from lists (salon.com)