From Madison.com, February 17, 2012, “On the Aisle: Cartoonist Ivan Brunetti at the Chazen” — a post concerning Brunetti’s appearance (with Chris Ware and Lynda Barry) this past Wednesday at the Madison, Wisconsin Chazen Museum of Art.
From the ECC Cartoonbooks Club, February 15, 2012, “Ronald Searle the Great (Part 4)”. Sorry, don’t know how I missed Parts 1, 2, and 3. There are links to them at the bottom of the ECC’s page.
From A New York Sketchbook, February 16, 2012, “Field Trip: New Yorker Magazine” — a blogger recalls her visit to the magazine’s Cartoon Lounge, and her meeting with The New Yorker’s Cartoon Editor, Bob Mankoff.
From NYC-ARTs: The Complete Guide, “Selected Shorts: Roz Chast Presents ‘What I Hate dfrom A – Z'” at Symphony Space, February 8, 2012. Details here.
From Wickedlocal, February 3, 2012, “Profile: Chatham artist Bob Staake”
From Sixtynine degrees, February 2012, “Paul Wood exhibition!”
From Playbill.com, February 5, 2012, “On the Record: A Thurber Carnival and ‘David Merrick Presents Hits From His Broadway Hits'” — this review of the recently released on disc soundtrack to the Broadway production of A Thurber Carnival
And for those with some spare change, there’s this Thurber original currently on Ebay.
Speaking of Ebay, there’s also a Dorothy McKay being auctioned (although the listing says it’s a New Yorker drawing, it does not appear in the magazine’s database)
Book of Interest: from Abrams ComicArts, The Art of Daniel Clowes: Modern Cartoonist by Alvin Buenaventura due April 1, 2012.
Bob Eckstein will be roving around Manhattan tomorrow, drawing and commenting for The New York Times as he tailgates at various locales. By going to this link you can follow his exploits.
From his blog, Paul Karisik reports on Angouleme 2012. Lots to read/look at/enjoy.
From Attempted Bloggery, January 31, 2012, “He can’t remember his name…” — a look at a Peter Arno rough sketch. The published version appeared in The New Yorker, June 6, 1942.