Hokinson Covers The Stage, Again; “Stop Thief!” David Sipress’s 2006 New Yorker Cartoon Appropriated; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon (And Yesterday’s)

The other day I posted three Helen Hokinson covers for The Stage.  Courtesy of collector extraordinaire, Warren Bernard, I’m now posting a fourth. How many more are out there? Here’s Ms. Hokinson’s Spill entry: Helen Hokinson  Born, Illinois,1893; died, Washington, D.C., 1949. New Yorker work: 1925 -1949, with some work published posthumously. All of Hokinson’s collections are wonderful, but here

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The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker Issue of January 27, 2020; David Salle Incorporates Peter Arno Drawings

The Cover: A NYC subway situation, by Luci Gutierrez. The Cartoonists: The Cartoons: Every first run through the cartoons in the latest issue of The New Yorker  I feel as if I’m browsing the goods behind glass in a pastry shop’s display case, appreciating the variety, before beginning to narrow down which one to select, if in the buying mood.

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The Weekend Spill: A Memorial For New Yorker Artist Dana Fradon; The New Yorker Artists Who Contributed To Newyorker.com This Week; Meet The Artist (1943): Barbara Shermund

A Memorial For Dana Fradon A Memorial is set for The New Yorker artist, Dana Fradon, who passed away this Fall.  The public is invited. Photo: l-r, The New Yorker artist, Charles Saxon, The New Yorker‘s former Art Editor, James Geraghty, Mr. Fradon, and The New Yorker artist, Whitney Darrow, Jr.. Photo courtesy Sarah Geraghty Herndon Memorial Info: Where: the

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The Wednesday Watch: Meet The Artist (1943): Whitney Darrow, Jr.; More Spills: Blitt, Chast, Viti, Weyant

__________________________________________________________________________ Meet The Artist (1943): Whitney Darrow, Jr. Another in a series of self portraits of New Yorker artists included in the Meet The Artist catalog published by the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum in 1943. Mr. Darrow, Jr.’s entry on the Spill’s A-Z: Whitney Darrow, Jr.  Born August 22, 1909, Princeton, New Jersey. Died August, 1999, Burlington, Vermont. New

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