May 1, 2015
To some of us, the doodle in the corner of a canvas is often as interesting as the painting itself. Consider Albrecht Dürer’s monographic signature, Picasso’s calligraphic one, or even Banksy’s primordial scrawl. Plenty of non-artists have had memorable autographs, too — Mozart and Jane Austen, to name a couple. Writing one’s name has long been a kind of art that anyone can practice….