Maurice Sendak Dies at 83

Maurice Sendak Dies at 83

Maxwell Ryan
May 8, 2012

Children's nurseries were never viewed the same again, after Where the Wild Things Are was published in 1963. As a proud Max myself, and a lover of all his books, along with many others here at Apartment Therapy, we salute Maurice Sendak, his life and work. Here are some Sendak-related posts from our archives over the years:

L.A. resident Troy Vanderheyden calls this photo from the Where the Wild Things movie one of the most significant things in his home: "Saw it in a gallery and was one of five signed by the director and cinematographer and knew it would be part of the rest of my life." More: House Tour: Troy's 750 Square Foot "Crowd Pleaser" Apartment

More on Sendak's life and work: NYTimes obituary

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