From The University of Chicago website, April 6, 2012, “Conference to bring together influential cartoonists” — of the 17 cartoonists attending a number are associated with The New Yorker, including Chris Ware, Art Spiegelman, Robert Crumb, Ivan Brunetti, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, and Ben Katchor. The magazine’s art editor, Francoise Mouly, will be on hand to discuss the new book, Blown Covers.
Link to the Conference site “Comics: Philosophy & Practice”
From Madison.com, February 17, 2012, “On the Aisle: Cartoonist Ivan Brunetti at the Chazen” — a post concerning Brunetti’s appearance (with Chris Ware and Lynda Barry) this past Wednesday at the Madison, Wisconsin Chazen Museum of Art.
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)
In conjunction with the exhibit, “Lyonel Feininger: At the Edge of the World” at The Whitney Museum, a panel discussion centering on the intersection of comics and fine art will take place July 20, 2011. Panelists: Chris Ware, Art Spiegelman and Gary Panter. Information here.