Color Me Marvelous

I have yet to see these in person, so I can’t fully vouch for their greatness, but conceptually they are fantastic. Artist David Crotty has created a set of three coloring books based on scenes from Grey Gardens. I can’t wait for mine to arrive.

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For those of you who are not familiar with Grey Gardens, it is the amazing 1975 documentary by Albert and David Maysles that takes place in the crumbling estate of the same name and depicts the lives of “Big Edie” and “Little Edie” Bouvier Beale. The documentary has an enormous cult following, and the Edies’ story has inspired a Broadway musical, an HBO film and numerous books and film studies.

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