From 20X2 11.0 at SXSW 2011 – Why Did You Do It? (on Vimeo), Drew Dernavich explains what inspired him to work in wood cuts
Over at The Comics Journal, Shannon Wheeler’s been keeping an online graphic diary of his recent visit to New York City (including a stop at The New Yorker).
This October, The School of Visual Arts will honor Edward Sorel with its Masters Series Award and a retrospective exhibition. For all the info, click here to visit the SVA site.
Also at SVU, Rachel Loube’s film, Every Tuesday: The Work and Community of The New Yorker Cartoonists will be screened (details here). The film includes glimpses of a number of cartoonists at lunch (and some lengthier segments featuring a handful of cartoonists in their studios). Appearing in the film are, among others, Bob Eckstein, Sydney Harris, Farley Katz, Drew Dernavich, Liza Donnelly, Sam Gross, Zachary Kanin, Emily Flake, Tom Hachtman, Felipe Galindo (Feggo), Matthew Diffee, David Borchart, and Warren Miller.
Note: Both of the above events brought to my attention via The New Yorker’s website, newyorker.com
From San Francisco’s Cartoon Art Museum, September 2, 2011, “A Night of Rejection with New Yorker cartoonists Diffee, Dernavich and Kanin” (event takes place September 20, 2011. See link for details)
From Gel 2011, this video: Drew Dernavich, Matthew Diffee, and Zachary Kanin with a Fisticuffs performance.
From DNAinfo, July 11,2011, “Audiences Find Their Inner Dancer at Downtown Jules Feiffer Exhibition”
From the Desk of Bob Mankoff (newyorker.com): “James Thurber’s Giant Swoop” this piece on James Thurber’s influence on modern cartoonists.
Shannon Wheeler has begun posting a cartoon-a-day on his site. Today is day two.
From The Passenger Diaries, June 15, 2011, “Drawing Inspiration: Talking with New Yorker Cartoonist Drew Dernavich“
From Thinking About Art, June 14, 2011, this profile: “Ronald Searle — Artist, Satirist, Cartoonist”
From Rina Piccolo’s site comes word of the next Fisticuffs line-up, and date: March 2, 2011. Joining Piccolo will be Drew Dernavich, Farley Katz and “Bizzaro’s” Dan Piraro