Latest New Yorker Cartoons Dissected On Cartoon Companion
The Cartoon Companion is back with a look at the cartoons in the latest issue of The New Yorker. The CC’s “Max” and “Simon” inspect cartoons by Joe Dator, J.A.K., BEK, Barbara Smaller, and Paul Noth, among others. While on the site be sure to read part 2 of their interview with Amy Hwang.
Chast’s New Book Reviewed
From The Berkshire Eagle, September 14, 2017, ” Letter From New York: A Graphic look at city via memoir, maps” — the first review I’ve seen of Roz Chast’s upcoming Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York
Exhibit of Interest: Unnatural Election
From New Jersey Stage, September 14, 2017, “Puffin Cultural Forum Presents “Unnatural Election: Artists Respond to the impact of the 2016 US Presidential Election” — according to the article, this is the third physical installation of the exhibit (the previous two: New York and Alaska).
Among the many artists represented in the show are Andrea Arroyo, Barry Blitt, Steve Brodner, Sue Coe, Liza Donnelly, Randall Enos, Felipe Galindo, Peter Kuper and Robert Sikoryak.
Conversation of Interest: Art Young Authors Discuss the Artist
From The Comics Journal, September 14, 2017, “Art Young, To Laugh That We May Not Weep: A Conversation with Glenn Bray and Frank M. Young” — this discussion about the great Art Young, whose work appeared in the New Yorker from 1925 through 1933.
— thanks to Mike Rhode for bringing this piece to the Spill’s attention
Event of Interest: Wertz at Brooklyn Public Library
From Brooklyn Library.org, this notice of an appearance, October 11th, by Julia Wertz, whose latest book is Tenements, Towers & Trash.