From the blog aprindo.org, July 28, 2011, “Washington College, Smithsonian, National Portrait Gallery Present Second Annual American Picture Series”
From benzinga.com. July 26, 2011, “Writer/Director Steven-Charles Jaffee Takes Documentary Top Honor at 2011 Comic-Con International Film Festival.”
From The UK’s Independent, July 26, 2011, this obit of Simon Bond, whose cartoons appeared in The New Yorker five times, from August 6, 1979 through April 25, 1988: “Simon Bond: Cartoonist and illustrator best known for his book ‘101 Uses For a Dead Cat'”
From geekgirlonthestreet.com. July 25, 2011, “Geek of the week: Eisner award winning cartoonist, Shannon Wheeler”
Above: A Sunday snapshot of my favorite bookshelf in the house.
From The Burlington Free Press, July 24, 2011, “Three Cartoonists Walk into a Room” — this account of a recent cartoonist panel consisting of Lee Lorenz, Edward Koren and Harry Bliss.
From Yellow Springs News, July 21, 2011, “A New Yorker cartoonist from Yellow Springs” — this profile of
In February of 1991 when The New Yorker offices moved from 25 West 43rd Street across the street to 20 West 43rd, some housecleaning was in order.
Some of the objects that once sat in the Art Department couldn’t make the move due to space considerations. Among the few generously donated to our collection was this oddity: a large wooden platter, signed by a handful of cartoonists as well as by Anne Hall, who for decades was Assistant to the magazine’s Art Editor, Lee Lorenz.
Part of the signed platter’s charm is its scarcity of signatures. Considering how many cartoonists came and went through the Art department every week, one would think the platter would be full.