Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Ronin Furdyk | Twenty-Four Composers

Ronin Furdyk
Twenty-Four Composers
Toronto, Canada: Perish Publishing, 2016
[26] pp., 14 x 14 cm., staple-bound
Edition size unknown

The sweetest purchase I made at the Edition Toronto fair last month, with easily the best artist biography: "Ronin is nine years old and lives in Calgary."

Furdyk has had a fascination with the symphony since the age of three, recreating the orchestra with his stuffed animals after attending a concert. This square booklet (Mr Men sized?) contains only a  small sampling from his hundreds of related drawings. The book features portraits of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, Satie and nineteen others, as well as a drawing of the performing orchestra.

Now a teenager, Ronin is reportedly a Foo Fighters fan.

Available for $10 as a poster or a book, (or $15 for both), from the publisher, here.

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