Liana Finck, a New Yorker cartoonist since 2013, will be part of a panel discussion at the Museum of Jewish Heritage this coming Wednesday. Information here. Her latest book is A Bintel Brief: Love and Longing in Old New York ( Ecco, 2014).
From The Boston Globe, April 15, “Editor Bob Mankoff on the evolution of New Yorker cartoons”
From The Buffalo News, April 15, 2014, “How About Never — Is Never Good For You?”
From the BBC, April 10, 2014, this piece with video, “New Yorker cartoons: Editor Bob Mankoff on what’s funny”
The New Yorker‘s Talk of Town section is illustrator Tom Bachtell’s playground, graphically speaking (Bachtell’s Philip Roth appears to the left). Here’s a recent interview with him as well as a video from 2011:
From Frail Friend, April 2014, “Big Interview — Tom Bachtell”
From newyorker.com, “Talking Pictures”
This coming Friday, April 18, Liza Donnelly will be in conversation with Liana Finck at Brooklyn’s Book Court. The event celebrates the release of Ms. Finck’s new book, A Bintel Brief. Here’s all the information.
Monday Miscellany: Mick Stevens does the Daily; Donnelly Live Tweets Mad Men; Video: Andre Francois; Westport New Yorker Family Reunion follow-up
was busy live tweet drawing the Mad Men season premier last night. The New Yorker Culture Desk has gathered her drawings in a slide show.
Link to Liza Donnelly’s blog.
Here’s a 26 minute film by Sarah Moon of the late New Yorker cover artist Andre Francois, who contributed 55 covers to the magazine. His first was April 20, 1963 and his last, July 1, 1991. He also contributed two interior pieces to the magazine, one of which, in the May 7, 2001 issue, was the last appearance of his work in The New Yorker.
As mentioned a few days ago here, there was a Westport New Yorker family reunion held as a tie-in to the ongoing exhibit, “Cover Story: The New Yorker in Wesport” at The Westport Historical Society. Here’s a piece, “Recalling Their New Yorker Cover Parents” dated April 12, 2014, from Westport Now, about the event.
Wheeler signs tonight at JHU; Publishers Weekly reports on MoCCA Arts Fest 2014; Begley’s “Updike” out today
“The New Yorker Family Reunion Panel” at Westport Historical Society; Liana Finck signing A Bintel Brief at MoCCA Arts Fest; Bob Mankoff Book Tour Rolls On
“The New Yorker Family Reunion Panel” featuring children of Golden Age New Yorker artists, Alice Harvey, Perry Barlow, Edna Eicke, Arthur Getz and Whitney Darrow, Jr., Saturday, April 12th at The Westport Historical Society. Also on the panel: the children of James Geraghty, the magazine’s Art Editor from 1939 through 1973. You can find examples of work by the artists on The New Yorker‘s Cartoon Bank site.
(photo of The New Yorker Albums by Michael Maslin)
Bob Mankoff, The New Yorker‘s current Cartoon Editor is on the road promoting his new book, How About Never — Is Never Good for You? This latest report comes from The Princeton Packet.
From Connecticut Magazine, March 31, 2014, “When The New Yorker Moved to Connecticut; Westport a Hotbed for Covers”
Left: Garrett Price‘s cover for the December 19, 1947 issue
Here’s all the info about the upcoming MoCCA Arts fest taking place this April 5th & 6th. Browsing through the information on the site, I noted that Liana Finck (signing her new book, A Bintel Brief), Shannon Wheeler, Peter Kuper and Francoise Mouly will be in attendance.