Finck’s Trio on The Toast; Attempted Bloggery’s Close Look at the 3rd New Yorker; Farley Katz on Pencils

LFCan’t get enough of Liana Finck’s wonderful drawings? Well now you can see three at once on The Toast.

Ms. Finck’s website

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#3

Attempted Bloggery continues its close look at The New Yorker’s earliest issues. Today it’s issue #3

(left: a glimpse of Rea Irvin’s cover for the third issue)

 

 

 

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FKA Case For Pencils continues its look at the tools of the trade with Farley Katz — the 10th New Yorker cartoonist in the series.

Mr. Katz’s website

 

Update: Postponed! Arnie Levin & Sam Gross in Conversation with Richard Gehr; A Look at The New Yorker’s 2nd Issue; Ben Schwartz on A Case For Pencils

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Update:  This event postponed.

Richard Gehr, author of I Only Read It For The Cartoons,  will be in conversation with Arnie Levin and Sam Gross tomorrow at Baruch College. Details here (scroll down for the event).

 

 

 

 

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Frueh cover

 

 

Attempted Bloggery takes a close look at The New Yorker’s 2nd issue (above: Al Frueh’s cover). Go see.

 

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Ben

And over at A Case For Pencils, Ben Schwartz shares his tools of the trade. Link here!

Looking Twice at a Charles Saxon New Yorker Holiday Cover

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Ink Spill’s good friend over at Attempted Bloggery has an interesting post examining  a preliminary cover sketch by Charles Saxon and comparing it to the published cover.  Look for yourself.

 

Below: Ink Spill’s  New Yorker Cartoonists A-Z entry for Mr. Saxon:

Charles Saxon  (self portrait above from Best Cartoons of the Year 1947)  Born in Brooklyn, Nov 13, 1920, died in Stamford, Conn., Dec 6, 1988. NYer work: 1943 – 1991 (2 drawings published posthumously). Key collection: One Man’s Fancy ( Dodd, Mead, 1977).