Ink Spill has a history of sometimes traveling afield (but not too far & afield) from New Yorker cartoonist territory. Here’s an event kindly brought to my attention: The New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium. Link here to their program — the next event is scheduled for March 31st.
(My thanks to Ben Katchor for the link)
Attempted Bloggery is now up to The New Yorker’s sixth issue in its fascinating series of close-looks. Go see!
From 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”
Attempted Bloggery continues its wonderful close look series with a look through The New Yorker’s Cartoons of the Year 2014.
From Northjersey.com, March 18, 2015, “Glen Rock Author and Illustrator Pen Children’s Book–this piece on Christopher Weyant and Anna Kang.
Attempted 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.
Richard Gehr, author of I Only Read It For the Cartoons, will be in conversation with New Yorker cartoon maestro Edward Koren on March 26th at The New School. Details here.
New Yorker cartoonist trivia: James Thurber once lived at 65 West 11th Street, a space now occupied by the New School building
Ward 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.
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.
Can’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)
A 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
A reminder that Very Semi-Serious, a documentary film about The New Yorker’s cartoon universe will be shown at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival. Here’s the TFF line-up (scroll down for Very Semi-Serious)
Here’s the Very Semi-Serious website.
Bob Eckstein is the latest New Yorker cartoonist to discuss tools of the trade on A Case For Pencils. Go see.
Bob Eckstein’s website.
Bob Eckstein’s New Yorker work
This video from PaleyFest LA.
Some of the “Girls” cast and crew appear, including producer Bruce Eric Kaplan, known to New Yorker readers as BEK.
Mr. Kaplan’s memoir, I Was A Child is due out April 15th.
Bruce Kaplan’s New Yorker work
Roger Angell & Edward Koren. Photo taken this evening at the opening of Mr. Koren’s exhibit, “Wet Ink” at the Luise Ross Gallery in NYC. Photo courtesy of Karen Green.