The Weekend Spill: Early Richter; New Blitt; Attempted Bloggery On Thurber’s Riddle; Article Of Interest: “Artist Portfolio: Amy Kurzweil”; Article Of Interest: Forgotten Caricatures Of Covarrubias; Article Of Interest: Emily Flake On Kids & Rules; Video Of Interest: “Power Of Black Ink” Panel

Early Richter I’ve always thought that the late Mischa Richter’s cartoon roots were heavily influenced by Peter Arno’s work (something he vehemently denied when I interviewed him in 1999).* This early Mischa Richter drawing currently on Ebay is interesting in that it seems to show a Steig influence. The fellow staring at the wall thermometer is right out of William

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The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of October 26, 2020; Online Event Of Interest With Peter Kuper; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Fall Covers: Despite the pandemic, mother nature continues on doing her thing. There’s something reassuring about that (some of the best New Yorker covers have appeared this time of year). Back in 1984 the magazine’s seasonal covers inspired a gallery show and an accompanying book, Seasons At The New Yorker. Besides J.C. Suares’s September 23, 1974 cover that appears on

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The Weekend Spill: The Tilley Watch Online, October 5-9, 2020; Interview Of Interest: Amy Kurzweil

The Tilley Watch Online An end of week listing of New Yorker artists contributing to newyorker.com features The Daily Cartoon: Brooke Bourgeois, Ellis Rosen, Kim Warp, Zoe Si, J.A.K.. Daily Shouts: Colin Stokes And Ellis Rosen. …and Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook To see all of the above, and more, link here. _____________________________________________________________________ Interview Of Interest: Amy Kurzweil From Fiction Advocate, October

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