Cartoonists to gather at The University of Chicago

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”

Chris Ware speaks; Beaton & Chast at SPX; Golf exhibit includes New Yorker cartoons; Brunetti at Chicago ComicCon

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)