Fave Photos of the Day: Liana Finck’s Opening
Liza Donnelly put on her Ink Spill photographer’s hat last night while attending Liana Finck‘s opening at the Equity Gallery in lower Manhattan (that’s Ms. Finck holding the flowers). My thanks to Ms. Donnelly for providing the photos below:
Attempted Bloggery Looks at Proposed New Yorker Cover Art
All this week, Stephen Nadler’s Attempted Bloggery is looking at cover art proposed, but rejected by The New Yorker. Here’s a portion of a piece submitted by Julian de Miskey. For the whole piece, and a lot more info, go here.
Exhibit of Interest
Liana Finck‘s first solo exhibit in New York consists of “80 drawings from a series of work posted on Instagram over the last year.” The exhibit runs from July 19 through August 5. Read all about the exhibit and the Equity Gallery here.
Liana Finck’s A-Z entry on the Spill:
Liana Finck (Pictured above. Photo: John Madere) Born in 1986. Studied at Cooper Union College, 2004 – 2008. Fulbright Fellowship to Brussels, 2009. Her graphic novel A Bintel Brief was published by Ecco Press in the winter of 2013. New Yorker work: February 25, 2013 -. Website: www.lianafinck.com/notecards/
R.O. Blechman’s Ink Tank Collection Goes To Washington University in St. Louis
“A significant number of works and documents” from Mr. Blechman’s Ink Tank has found a permanent home at the D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library at Washington University in St. Louis. Read all about it here.
Above: a screen grab from Mr. Blechman’s classic Alka Seltzer commercial.
More Blechman: Jeet Heer’s interesting 2011 interview from the Comics Journal