From 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)
From 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)
Richard Gehr (pictured on the extreme left), author of the recently published book of New Yorker cartoonist interviews, I Only Read It For the Cartoons, hosted a panel discussion last night at the School of Visual Arts. Panelists (left to right): Sam Gross (filling in for Edward Koren, snowed-in up in Vermont), Victoria Roberts, Lee Lorenz, and Arnie Levin (also filling in). (photo for Ink Spill courtesy of Bob Eckstein).
Bob Eckstein, New Yorker cartoonist and author of the wonderful History of the Snowman, has signed a deal for a book based on his recent New Yorker two parter on book stores in New York. Here’s more info from Galley Cat
From startribune.com, October 23, 2014, “Cartoonist Roz Chast Wins $50,000 as winner of Kirkus Prize, a new literary award”
From newyorker.com, October 20, 2014, “The Endangered Bookstores of New York” — part two of Bob Eckstein’s terrific look at area bookstores.
Link to Mr. Eckstein’s website here
Link here to his New Yorker work.
Beginning today and continuing for the next two weeks, Bob Eckstein (who signs his work, “bob”) will be substituting for Daily News cartoonist, Bill Bramhall. Link here to Eckstein’s Daily News page.
Link here to see Mr. Eckstein’s New Yorker work.
(above: Eckstein in The Daily News)