Here’s notice of an exhibit of work by the late great Mary Petty, a New Yorker cartoonist whose name isn’t mentioned often enough here. All the details.
Below: the only collection of Ms. Petty’s work, published in 1946. Preface by James Thurber.
A Must See! The New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium will host the legendary cartoonist Sam Gross on April 12th. All the details here.
Roz Chast & Barry Blitt will be in conversation at the Long Island Museum on April 14th. [cost: $125.00]
All the details here.
Link to Ms. Chast’s website here.
Link to Mr. Blitt’s website here.
and here’s a fun post showing Ms. Chast drawing over a projected blow-up of one of her pieces. This in preparation for the exhibit to open at The Museum of the City of New York on April 14th.
Coming in early October, Edward Sorel‘s latest: Mary Astor’s Purple Diary: The Great American Sex Scandal of 1936 (Liveright).
From the publisher:
In a hilarious send-up of sex, scandal, and the Golden Age of Hollywood, legendary cartoonist Edward Sorel brings us a story (literally) ripped from the headlines of a bygone era.
Link here to Mr. Sorel’s New Yorker work.
Link here to Mr. Sorel’s website.
Note: Mr. Sorel will be joining me in discussion at Columbia’s Butler Library on Monday, April 18th @ 6 pm. Our topic: Peter Arno
The wonderful cartoonist, Frank Cotham, is next to share his tools of the trade on Jane Mattimoe’s blog, A Case For Pencils.
See it here.