This Friday, Mick Stevens, Paul Karasik & Bob Mankoff will discuss New Yorker cartooning following a screening of the documentary film, “Very Semi-Serious”
More on the panelists:
Mick Stevens’ website
Paul Karasik’s blog
Bob Mankoff’s website
Fave Photo of the Day
George Booth, Marisa Marchetto Acocella, and Matthew Diffee at this evening’s NYPL event (see the July 15th Ink Spill post for details). Photo courtesy of Marcie Jacobs-Cole
George Booth, Marisa Acocella Marchetto, and Matthew Diffee will engage in an illustrated conversation Tuesday, July 21st at the NYPL’s Mid-Manhattan Library. Details here.
Mr. Booth, who began contributing to The New Yorker in 1969, was recently featured in Richard Gehr’s book of interviews, I Only Read It For the Cartoons.
Ms. Marchetto’s latest book, Ann Tenna: A Novel is due September 1, 2015. She began contributing to The New Yorker in 1998.
Mr. Diffee’s latest book, Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People was published last May. He began contributing to The New Yorker in 1999.
Liza Donnelly will be at The Norman Rockwell Museum tomorrow evening speaking about her life as a New Yorker cartoonist. Details here. Ms. Donnelly is now in her 33rd year of contributing to The New Yorker. Her most recent book, Women on Men was a finalist for The Thurber Prize.
The Atwater Gallery (Rhinebeck, NY) will host an exhibit of Michael Crawford‘s paintings beginning this Saturday, July 18th. Details here. Mr. Crawford’s first drawing appeared in The New Yorker in 1984.
Two fave photos this week: Liza Donnelly with George Booth at The New Yorker…
and Shannon Wheeler with Mr. Booth.
Avi Steinberg is showing us his pencils & paper (and ink and eraser) this week on A Case For Pencils
Another podcast from The Virtual Memories Show and this time around the subject is Richard Gehr, the author of I Only Read It For the Cartoons, a brand new collection of interviews with a number of New Yorker cartoonists, including Victoria Roberts, Arnie Levin, Jack Ziegler, Bob Mankoff, Lee Lorenz, and George Booth.