Exhibit: Felipe Galindo (Feggo); Feiffer’s first original graphic novel; More Mouly & Blown Covers; Video: S.J. Perelman interview; Mick Stevens’ fav NYer rejects; Liza Donnelly on the Art of Cartooning

From artcat, this notice of a group exhibit including Felipe Galindo (Feggo), “Political Neighbors: Ruis, Feggo, El Fisgon — Three Master Cartoonists of Mexico”

 

From Mediabistro, April 10, 2012,Jules Feiffer Lands Deal for his First Original Graphic Novel”

 

From wksu.org (Kent State & Ohio Public Media), April 10, 2012, “Blown Covers from The New Yorker” — with plenty of text and audio, including an interview with The New Yorker’s Art Editor, Francoise Mouly

 

From Youtube, this April 2, 1974 interview with S.J. Perelman from the PBS show, Day At Night

 

Over on Facebook (sorry, no link), Mick Stevens has started posting his favorite cartoons rejected by The New Yorker — see his post “My Favorite Rejects”

 

From Liza Donnelly’s blog, When Do They Serve the Wine, “Word and Image: The Art of Cartooning” — a transcript of the talk Donnelly delivered at a Creativity Symposium held at the Haystack Mountain School in Maine in the Fall of 2011.

 

The School of Visual Arts Honors Edward Sorel; Screening:Cartoonists at Lunch

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

Interviews: Fantagraphics’ Gary Groth, Man With A Pan John Donohue; Study: Men Funnier than Women?; Benefit: Comic Books for Kids in Joplin

From Comic Book Resources, June 21, 2011, “Fantagraphics’ Groth Discusses the State of Comics”

From Psychology Today, June 17, 2011, “New Yorker Cartoonist John Donohue: Man With a Pan”

From The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 22, 2011, “Are Men Funnier than Women?”

From Hurley’s Heroes, June 18, 2011, “Comics Express — A Benefit Comic For Kids in Joplin”