Fave Photo of the Day: Ware & Eckstein; RISD exhibits Album Covers

Ware & BobFrom Bob Eckstein’s Facebook post, this photo   of he and Chris Ware at the Chicago Cultural Center’s film premiere of Hairy Who.

(photo by Meg Handler Photography)

 

 

 

 

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Sorel lp coverFrom The Providence Journal, February 8, 2015, “RISD exhibit: Album covers were just another canvas for artists” — this story about a current exhibition of album cover art.  The exhibit includes work by William Steig, Arnold Roth,and  Edward Sorel.

( left: A Sorel album cover)

 

 

An M.K. Brown Collection in 2014; Article of Interest: Arnold Roth

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Coming from Fantagraphics in February 2014, Stranger than Life: Cartoons and Comics 1970 – 2013 (Women, What Do We Want) by M. K. Brown. Ms. Brown’s work first appeared in The New Yorker in 1998.

From the publisher’s note:

Stranger Than Life is the first retrospective collection of Brown’s cartoons and comic strips from the National Lampoon 1972-1981, as well as such other magazines as Mother Jones, The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, and Playboy; and her comics from underground publications like Arcade, Wimmin’s Comics, Young Lust, and Twisted Sisters.

 

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From Illustration Age, “Arnold Roth is a National Treasure”

— this brief appreciation of Mr. Roth’s work.

Museum of Comic & Cartoon Art Arts Festival this Weekend with Feiffer, de Seve, and Others

 

With The Society of Illustrators as co-presenters, MoCCA’s Arts Festival returns for 2013 with its traditional mix of special guests and events.  Among those  in the festival whose work has appeared in The New Yorker are Jules Feiffer, Peter Kuper, the illustrator Arnold Roth and cover artist Peter de Seve. The event is this coming Saturday and Sunday (April 6th & 7th at the 69th Regiment Armory at 68 Lexington Ave., NYC).

For all the information on the festival, including Special Guests, Events, a floor plan of the booths, all participants, and more, link here.