Photos supplied by Remy Charlip’s estate
Remy Charlip was the writer and illustrator of such beloved children’s books as Dress Up and Let’s Have a Party and Fortunately!, in addition to being an artist, choreographer, teacher, and founding member of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. He was a graduate of Cooper Union, where he studied fine arts. Charlip viewed his wide-ranging artistic endeavors as similar in spirit, calling them all forms of “internal dance.” He wrote or illustrated dozens of children’s books, winning three New York Times Best Illustrated Book Awards and a first prize for illustration at the Bologna Book Fair.
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