From Vermont’s Valley News, May 13, 2017, “‘It’s OK to Flounder’: Paul Karasik Advises CCS Grads” — this piece on Mr. Karasik’s commencement speech delivered to the Center for Cartoon Studies 11th graduating class.
Link here to Paul Karasik’s New Yorker work.
Here’s a CBS News podcast, “Drawing At The White House” featuring Liza Donnelly talking about her recent experience live drawing at The White House for CBS This Morning. (Ms. Donnelly is the CBS News Resident Cartoonist).
Link here to Ms. Donnelly’s website (where you’ll find links to her New Yorker work).
left: Ms. Donnelly on the White House lawn
Attempted Bloggery has thrown its spotlight on a somewhat obscure (very obscure?) New Yorker cartoonist, William Von Riegen. Read the AB post here.
left: a Von Riegen New Yorker drawing in the issue of November 12, 1938.
Liza Donnelly, wearing her CBS News Resident Cartoonist hat, drew what she saw while attending the recent White House Correspondents’ Dinner. See some of her drawings here!
For more about Ms. Donnelly’s work, link to her website here.
Liza Donnelly announced on social media this morning that she’ll be live drawing at tonight’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner (in her capacity as the CBS News Resident Cartoonist). This is possibly another first for a cartoonist in a line of firsts for Ms. Donnelly (the others: live-drawing on the Oscars Red Carpet, and more recently, live-drawing at the White House Press Briefing Room).
Link here to Liza Donnelly’s website (where you’ll find a link to her New Yorker work)
A slide-show of Oscar drawings by New Yorker cartoonist and CBS News resident cartoonist, Liza Donnelly. Ms. Donnelly was on the scene (see left)
Here’s a greeting card from 1983 I ran across today while sorting materials in the Ink Spill archives. Good stuff from the great Jack Ziegler! I’ll post some other materials re-discovered throughout the week.
Thanks to the generosity of the illustrator Tom Bloom (who is an indefatigable collector of cartoon-related books & ephemera) Drawings of the Theatre 1927 has been added to the archives. I’d not heard of or seen this until a few weeks ago. Published just two years after Arno started at The New Yorker it’s an excellent example of how quickly his star was rising in the publishing world. New Yorker aficionados will also recognize some of the company he kept: the great cover artist, Ilonka Karasz (187 covers between 1925 and 1973) Abe Birnbaum (141 covers and 9 cartoons in a career that lasted from 1929 through 1974) and Miguel Covarrubias (7 cartoons, all published in 1925).
This is a small pamphlet, measuring 4″ x 6″, that opens up like a file folder. Four attached postcards are slipped into the right side, each postcard featuring one of these four New Yorker artists. . The work of the two non-New Yorker artists, Gil Spear and Samuel Rogers appear on the pamphlet itself — those portraits you see running vertically along the right edge.
…Bob Eckstein has posted on Facebook: “I hope you watch [tonight’s] debate along with The New York times website where they will have me doing commentary, doodles and cracking wise.” (Link to Mr. Eckstein’s exploits on the Times’ site here).
While you’re waiting to link to the Times, don’t forget to pre-order his forthcoming book, Footnotes From The World’s Greatest Bookstores: True Tales and Lost Moments from Book Buyers, Book Sellers, and Book Lovers. Out October 4th.
…And Liza Donnelly will be Live Tweet-Drawing the debate for CBS News. You can find her work on Instagram:
and on Twitter:
Below: Liza Donnelly’s announcement this morning on Twitter (of course!)
Link here to Ms. Donnelly’s website.
From newyorker.com‘s Culture Desk, July 29, 2016 “Live-Drawing Hillary’s Historic Convention” — Liza Donnelly’s graphic account of her four days at the Democratic Convention.
As mentioned earlier this week on the Spill, Ms. Donnelly spent the week embedded with CBS News in Philadelphia, drawing on-set, and in and around the convention hall. You can see some of her work here and a short video here. Also follow Ms. Donnelly on Twitter @lizadonnelly for her latest drawings.
Below: Ms. Donnelly, second from left, with the CBS This Morning news team, Norah O’ Donnell, Charlie Rose and Gayle King, in Philadelphia, July 28 2016.
From 1,001 Chicago Afternoons, July 27, 2016, “Cuties and The Englewood Cartoonist” this short piece on E. Simms Campbell. Here’s Mr. Cambell’s entry on Ink Spill’s A-Z:
E. Simms Campbell (photo above) Born, 1906. Died, 1971. NYer work: 1932 -1942. Key collections: Cuties in Arms (1943) – the earliest published collection of cartoons by an African-American cartoonist; More Cuties in Arms (also 1943); and Chorus of Cuties (1953)
For more information, go here to Chris Wheeler’s fabulous website to see Mr. Campbell’s cartoon collections.
From CBS News, November 4, 2011, “Bill Cosby’s new book sure to bring laughs” (George Booth illustrations appearing at the end of the clip)