Exhibit of Interest: New Yorker Cover Artist Arthur Getz; Review of Interest: Aline Kominsky-Crumb’s New Book; Follow-Up: John Cuneo’s Spring Cover

From The Hotchkiss Library of Sharon, “The Art of Arthur Getz: City and Country”  — an exhibit of work by the most prolific of all New Yorker cover artists.  Opens May 5th.   — My thanks to Stephen Nadler of Attempted Bloggery for bringing this exhibit to my attention. Be sure to check out his site today for an interesting piece

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Wertz Well Received; Attempted Bloggery with Leo Cullum on the Money, an Original Arthur Getz New Yorker Cover, and Arno in College (Humor)

From the New York Times, October 17, 2017, “A Graphic Novelist’s Passionate Anatomy of New York”  — this review of Julia Wertz’s Tenements, Towers & Trash (with Roz Chast content as well) ____________________________________________________________________ Cullum, Getz and Arno on Attempted Bloggery Head on over to Attempted Bloggery for an interesting variety of posts on Leo Cullum, Arthur Getz and Peter Arno.

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Helen Hokinson on A Case For Pencils; A “New” Cartoonist from 1999; Swann Galleries New Yorker Cartoon Offerings

Jane Mattimoe’s latest Case For Pencils post features the late very great Helen Hokinson. Take a look! Ms. Hokinson’s entry on Ink Spill‘s “New Yorker Cartoonists A-Z”: Helen Hokinson (above) Born, Illinois,1893; died, Washington, D.C., 1949. New Yorker work: 1925 -1949, with some work published posthumously. All of Hokinson’s collections are wonderful, but here are two favorites. Her first collection:

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Updike & Roth (John & Arnold)…and Henry Bech

“All cartoonists are geniuses, but Arnold Roth is especially so. The first time I saw a Roth drawing, I was zapped…A superabundant creative spirit surges through a Roth drawing like electricity; the lines sizzle.” — From John Updike’s introduction  to Poor Arnold’s Almanac (Fantagraphic Books, 1998).                   I’ve been running into Arnold

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