Americans Are Losing the Art of Signing Their Names

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….

http://hyperallergic.com/203061/americans-are-losing-the-art-of-signing-their-names/

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