Contributor biographical information for Alphabet city / Stephen T. Johnson.

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Stephen T. Johnson is a highly versatile American artist whose art spans a broad range of concepts, contexts and mediums including painting, collage, drawing, sculpture and installations and can be seen in museum and gallery exhibitions, public art commissions, and through his original award-winning children's books._

Much of Johnson's work is characterized by an interest in the alphabet and language, which began with his book_Alphabet City, a Caldecott Honor and_New York Times_Best Illustrated Book of the Year._ His most recent engagement with the alphabet is his ongoing series of "literal abstractions" which are the subject of his book_A is for Art: An Abstract Alphabet, also a_New York Times_Best Illustrated Book of the Year, and featured in several solo museum and gallery exhibitions.]]

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English language -- Alphabet -- Juvenile literature.
City and town life -- Juvenile literature.