More Koren, More Chast & Attempted Bloggery’s Latest Close Look

Posted on 21st March 2015 in News

VisualArts1-1From Seven Days, March 18, 2015, “Vermont Cartoonist Laureate Ed Koren Has a ‘New Yorker’ Show.”

And don’t forget this upcoming  event at The New School on March 26th: “We Deal With It By Talking About It” — Richard Gehr in conversation with Edward Koren.




From CNBC, March 19, 2015, “The New Yorker Magazine’s Roz Chast to Keynote Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis Annual Benefit”


Cartoons of the Year

Attempted Bloggery continues its wonderful close look series with a look through The New Yorker’s Cartoons of the Year 2014.


Christopher Weyant & Kids Books; A Close Look at the 4th New Yorker; Liam Walsh on Pencils

Posted on 18th March 2015 in News

Chris Weyant

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From, March 18, 2015, “Glen Rock Author and Illustrator Pen Children’s Book–this piece on Christopher Weyant and Anna Kang.



Screen+Shot+2015-03-15+at+5.48.30+PMAttempted Bloggery continues its series of close looks at the earliest issues of The New Yorker.  Now up for inspection: Issue #4, with another Rea Irvin cover (left).











A Case For Pencils, a fun site devoted to cartoonists tools of the trade features the one-and-only Liam Walsh.    Liam

Ward Sutton Guest Edits Society of Publication Designers Blog; Steig Album Cover Art at RISD Exhibit

Posted on 13th March 2015 in News

WardWard Sutton’s been guest editing SPD’s blog all week, conducting short interviews with some familiar names.  Go see!

Link to Mr. Sutton’s website.


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Back in February, Ink Spill noted an exhibit of illustrated album covers at the Rhode Island School of Design. Paul Karasik(who teaches at RISD) sent in these photos of the William Steig covers on display.

Finck’s Trio on The Toast; Attempted Bloggery’s Close Look at the 3rd New Yorker; Farley Katz on Pencils

Posted on 11th March 2015 in News

LFCan’t get enough of Liana Finck’s wonderful drawings? Well now you can see three at once on The Toast.

Ms. Finck’s website



Attempted Bloggery continues its close look at The New Yorker’s earliest issues. Today it’s issue #3

(left: a glimpse of Rea Irvin’s cover for the third issue)





FKA Case For Pencils continues its look at the tools of the trade with Farley Katz – the 10th New Yorker cartoonist in the series.

Mr. Katz’s website


New York Times Op-Ed: Liza Donnelly “Cartoonists and the Work of Healing”

Posted on 9th March 2015 in News


From The New York Times, March 9, 2015, Liza Donnelly’s Op-Ed piece, “Cartoonists and the Work of Healing”

Ms. Donnelly’s website

Link here to see Ms. Donnelly’s New Yorker work

In Conversation: Donnelly & Karasik

Posted on 5th March 2015 in News



Join these two cartoonists as they discuss all kinds of New Yorkery cartooning things on March 11th at The Rhode Island School of Design.

Liza Donnelly’s website

Donnelly’s  New Yorker work

Paul Karasik’s blog

Karasik’s New Yorker work


Update: Postponed! Arnie Levin & Sam Gross in Conversation with Richard Gehr; A Look at The New Yorker’s 2nd Issue; Ben Schwartz on A Case For Pencils

Posted on 4th March 2015 in News


Update:  This event postponed.

Richard Gehr, author of I Only Read It For The Cartoons,  will be in conversation with Arnie Levin and Sam Gross tomorrow at Baruch College. Details here (scroll down for the event).






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Attempted Bloggery takes a close look at The New Yorker’s 2nd issue (above: Al Frueh’s cover). Go see.




And over at A Case For Pencils, Ben Schwartz shares his tools of the trade. Link here!

A Case For Pencils Features Liza Donnelly & Liana Finck

Posted on 2nd March 2015 in News
















Liana Finck and Liza Donnelly are the latest additions to A Case For Pencils, a site devoted to tools of the trade.  Go see!

Walsh & Johnson Medal at The Society of Illustrators

Posted on 27th February 2015 in News






Liam Walsh and Carolita Johnson have been awarded silver medals by The Society of Illustrators in the Single Category. Read all about it here.

Looking Through the First Issue of The New Yorker… & More

Posted on 25th February 2015 in News

TilleyOur good friend over at Attempted Bloggery has two posts tied-in to The New Yorker’s 90th anniversary.  Go look!