Two of the New Yorker’s very best cartoonists, George Booth and Danny Shanahan at the magazine’s offices today (photo courtesy of Liza Donnelly)
…looking forward to the fall publication of Daniel Menaker’s new book, The African Svelte: Orthographic Mistakes and Miss Spellings That Often Make Sense — the illustrations are by the one and only Roz Chast.
A Major Edward Koren Exhibit in Connecticut; Roz Chast with Hoarder Author in Manhattan; Bob Eckstein, Liza Donnelly Draw The Golden Globes
“Edward Koren: The Capricious Line” will be on view at Fairfield University from February 4th through April 8th, 2016. This is a must see exhibition by one of The New Yorker‘s great artists.
Roz Chast will be appearing at the Kinokuniya Bookstore January 27th along with Barry Yourgrau, the author of Mess: One Man’s Struggle to Clean Up His House. Details here.
Bob Eckstein will be drawing the action at The Golden Globes. You’ll be able to track his activity at the New Yorker’s website, newyorker.com
Liza Donnelly, stylus & tablet at the ready, will be live drawing The Golden Globes (to the left: her take on Tina Fey & Amy Poehler from last year’s show). You can follow her on Twitter @lizadonnelly
Her drawings will be collected and posted on Medium.com following the big show.
Celebrating Arno’s birthday this year is especially exciting. As mentioned here recently, his biography will be in bookstores this spring.
Until then, here’s a newspaper clipping that nicely bullet points Arno in 1930, five years into his 43 year run at The New Yorker. He was twenty-six at the time, and fast becoming a star, not just in the pages of the magazine, but in American popular culture.
Liza Donnelly on the Angouleme Gran Prix Controversy; R.C.Harvey: Single Panel B&W Cartoon Shrinkage at Playboy?
Liza Donnelly, guest blogging on Michael Cavna’s Washington Post Comics Riffs column, weighs in on the Angouleme Gran Prix controversy.
R.C. Harvey looks at Playboy‘s diminishing number of black & white single panel cartoons in his January 6th Rants & Raves column, “Less Nudity, Fewer Cartoons”
Paul Tumey of The Comics Journal, listing his 20 comic favorites of 2015, says of the newly released White Boy in Skull Valley: “For me, this is the best book of the year.”
The book, published by Sunday Press Books is out January 8 2016. Read more about it here on the publisher’s website.
Here’s Mr. Price’s Ink Spill A-Z entry:
Garrett Price ( Pictured above. Source: Esquire Cartoon Album, 1957) Born, 1897, Bucyrus, Kansas. Died, April, 1979, Norwalk, Conn. Collection: Drawing Room Only / A Book of Cartoons (Coward -McCann, 1946). NYer work: 1925 -1974.
From graphicarts (Princeton University), “Graphic Arts Collection: Whitney Darrow Jr”