Wednesday, August 10, 2005
CLIO AWARD WINNER NOMINEE
SHOULD SPELLING COUNT?
If you receive $40,000 to create a mural for a public library, it probably should.
“What’s in a name?” Shakespere asked.One wonders whether to laugh or cry.
Make that “Shakespeare.” Miami artist Maria Alquilar, much maligned for 11 misspellings that popped up in the educational mural she designed for the Livermore public library last year, spent today under the hot sun correcting her mistakes.
In addition to fixing the bard’s name, she changed “Eistein” to “Einstein,” “Gaugan” to “Gauguin” and more.