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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Thurber Thursday: A (Very) Brief Thurber Blurb; Video Of Interest: Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell & Amy Kurzweil; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

A (Very) Brief Thurber Blurb A long road to go to see a very short blurb, but I took it.  While hunting around the web for Alan Dunn’s cover for Joel Sayre‘s Rackety Rax (1932), I spotted a reference to a James Thurber blurb for Sayre’s 1933 follow-up, Hizzoner The Mayor (also with a Dunn cover). Thinking I’d find a

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Weekend Spill: Mischa Richter’s Paintings; The Tilley Watch Online; Gehr To Interview Sipress & Flake, Virtually

Mischa Richter’s Paintings From Provincetown Rhode Island’s Bakker Gallery, this news of an exhibit of Mischa Richter’s abstract paintings.  Mr. Richter’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: Mischa Richter (photo above courtesy of Sarah Geraghty Herndon). Born, Kharkov, Russia, 1910. Died, March 23, 2001. New Yorker work: January 10, 1942 – January 20, 2003 ; Key books: This One’s On Me!

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The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker (Double) Issue Of August 3 & 10, 2020; Zoomin’ Cartoonists: Edward Koren, Teresa Burns Parkhurst, Bob Eckstein, & Michael Shaw

Despite some internet challenges here at the Spill‘s temporary headquarters, I’m going to attempt a Monday Tilley Watch… The Cover:  The debut cover by artist, Grace Lynne Haynes. Read Francoise Mouly’s Q&A with her here. The Cartoonists: The Cartoons: One of my favorite issues of the year, every year, is the early August New Yorker (in this instance, we have

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