Happy 93rd George Booth!
Here’s to one of The New Yorker‘s greatest artists, George Booth, born 93 years ago today in Cainsville, Missouri.
Above: Rehearsal’s Off! (Dodd, Mead & Co., 1976)
Mr. Booth at the Society of Illustrators, November 2017 for the opening of George Booth — A Cartoonist’s Life
East Side Main St., Cainsville, Mo.
The Essential George Booth, Compiled and Edited by Lee Lorenz (Workman, 1998)
Mr. Booth kicking up his heels with Drawing Life filmmaker, Nathan Fitch and animation artist, Emily Collins
Article Of Interest: Maira Kalman
From From The Grapevine, June 28, 2019, “Maira Kalman Is More Than Just A Quirky Cartoonist For The New Yorker”*
Ms. Kalman has been contributing to The New Yorker since 1995. Visit her website here.
*maybe too inside baseball here, but a more accurate headline may have been, “Ms. Kalman is More Than Just A Quirky Cover Artist For The New Yorker”
Article Of Interest: Ken Krimstein
From DePaul Magazine, (Summer Issue), “New Yorker Cartoonist Waxes Philosophic” — the spotlight here is on Ken Krimstein, who began contributing his work to The New Yorker in 2000. He is the author of the two books shown above. Visit his website here.
Ali Fitzgerald’s Daily Shouts
(posted June 27th, 2019)
Today’s Daily Cartoonists & Cartoons
And a Bonus Daily from Liz Montague who began contributing to The New Yorker this past March.