Monday Miscellany: Mick Stevens does the Daily; Donnelly Live Tweets Mad Men; Video: Andre Francois; Westport New Yorker Family Reunion follow-up

 

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Mick Stevens takes over The New Yorker‘s Daily Cartoon today.  He talks about it here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Liza Donnelly

was busy live tweet drawing the Mad Men season premier last night.  The New Yorker Culture Desk has gathered her drawings in a slide show.

 

Link to Liza Donnelly’s blog.

 

 

 

 

Francoise

Here’s a 26 minute film by Sarah Moon of the late New Yorker cover artist Andre Francois, who contributed 55 covers to the magazine.  His first was April 20, 1963 and his last, July 1, 1991.  He also contributed two interior pieces to the magazine, one of which, in the May 7, 2001 issue, was the last appearance of his work in The New Yorker.

Here’s a link to the Mr. Francois’ Wiki bio

And here’s a link to his work on The New Yorker’s Cartoon Bank site.

 

 

 

Cover Story

As mentioned a few days ago here, there was a Westport New Yorker family reunion held as a tie-in to the ongoing exhibit, “Cover Story: The New Yorker in Wesport”  at The Westport Historical Society.  Here’s a piece, “Recalling Their New Yorker Cover Parents” dated April 12, 2014, from Westport Now, about the event.

 

 

 

 

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