Celebrating New Yorker Artist Edward Frascino’s 90th Birthday: The Ink Spill Interview

       Above: Edward Frascino With Aristide Maillol’s “The Mediteranean” at The Museum Of Modern Art, about 1955. Photo courtesy of Mr. Frascino When I joined The New Yorker’s stable of cartoonists in the late 1970s there were perhaps two dozen regulars whose work anchored the magazine’s art. The strength of the stable was, as you would expect, superior cartoonery

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The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of October 26, 2020; Online Event Of Interest With Peter Kuper; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Fall Covers: Despite the pandemic, mother nature continues on doing her thing. There’s something reassuring about that (some of the best New Yorker covers have appeared this time of year). Back in 1984 the magazine’s seasonal covers inspired a gallery show and an accompanying book, Seasons At The New Yorker. Besides J.C. Suares’s September 23, 1974 cover that appears on

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Weekend Spill: A Fave Warren Miller Interview; The Tilley Watch Online, September 28 – October 3, 2020

__________________________________________________________________________ A Fave Warren Miller Interview Stephen Nadler’s Warren Miller Attempted Bloggery post last week caused me to revisit Mr. Miller’s two cartoon collections, All Thumbs and Prince and Mrs. Charming.  When I took Mr. Miller’s first collection, All Thumbs ( Bobbs-Merrill, 1967) off the shelf and looked at the cover I was reminded I hadn’t read Whitney Balliett‘s intro

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The Weekend Spill; The Tilley Watch Online, August 31 to September 4, 2020: A Little Grouping: Charles Saxon, Helen Hokinson, Garrett Price

______________________________________________________________________________ The Tilley Watch Online An end of week listing of artists who’ve contributed to newyorker.com features. The Daily Cartoon: Yasin Osman (an online contributor), David Sipress, Victor Varnado, Amy Hwang, Tim Hamilton. Daily Shouts: Ali Fitzgerald. Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook ___________________________________________________________________ A Little Grouping I realized this morning that this little grouping of framed & unframed cartoons resting on our

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The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue Of July 6, 2020; A Spill Cartoonist List: Fun At First Sight

The Cover Artist: Kadir Nelson returns just two weeks after his stunning cover of June 22nd. The Cartoonists: The Cartoons: A double issue with eighteen cartoons by eighteen cartoonists (with two duo efforts: Bliss & Martin, Guerra & Boothby). There’s also a Sketchpad drawing from J.A.K., and a newbie in the midst: Patrick McKelvie. Mr. McKelvie is the tenth new

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