From the Smithsonian, this news of an exhibit, “Timely and Timeless: New Comic Art Acquisitions” ( included are works by Charles Addams, John Held, Jr., and Roz Chast)
newyorker.com has listed (on its Festival Wire — requires sign up) its entire schedule for this year’s New Yorker Festival (September 30, October 1 -2). Cartoon events include a talk by Roz Chast (who will also sign her new book) and the return of the Cartoon Caption Contest Game, with host, Bob Mankoff and judges, Emily Flake, Paul Noth and Zachary Kanin.
From Slate, August 24, 2011, “How Hard Is It to Get A Cartoon Into The New Yorker?” (Note: I posted a comment regarding Peter Arno on the site).
From the Comics Journal continuing series Know Your New Yorker Cartoonist, this must read interview by Richard Gehr: “Lee Lorenz, Cartoonist, Editor, Writer, Jazzbo”
From This is Reno, August 10, 2011, “Writers in the Woods Literary Speaker Series starts September 2011” — ( Chris Ware to speak and workshop)
From Comics Beat, August 11, 2011, “SPX announcing programming with Woodring, Beaton, Telnaes, Chast, Brown”
From Access Atlanta, August 11, 2011, “High Museum tees up ‘Art of Golf’ in 2012” (scroll way down for mention of New Yorker cartoons).
From the Daily Herald, August 10, 2011, “Local artists at Comic Con draw outside superhero realm” (scroll for Ivan Brunetti content two-thirds of the way down)