George Booth: An Ink Spill Appreciation

Attempted Bloggery has been focusing on George Booth this past week (including a close look at the drawing shown here), and why not? Mr. Booth turned 90 the other day; what better time to sing his praises and talk about what he brought to the New Yorker when his work first  appeared in the magazine in 1969. Mr. Booth’s style

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“The New Yorker Family Reunion Panel” at Westport Historical Society; Liana Finck signing A Bintel Brief at MoCCA Arts Fest; Bob Mankoff Book Tour Rolls On

“The New Yorker Family Reunion Panel” featuring children of Golden Age New Yorker artists, Alice Harvey, Perry Barlow, Edna Eicke, Arthur Getz and Whitney Darrow, Jr., Saturday, April 12th at The Westport Historical Society. Also on the panel: the children of James Geraghty, the magazine’s Art Editor from 1939 through 1973.  You can find examples of work by the artists

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The New Yorker in Westport Bios, Pt.5; Frank Modell & James Stevenson In Westport

Posted today are Garrett Price, David Preston, and John Norment‘s bios from the Westport Historical Society current exhibit, Cover Story: The New Yorker in Westport. My thanks to the Society for permission to post these wonderful pieces.  And… The opening of the Westport show was attended by three of The New Yorker‘s most veteran artists: Dana Fradon, James Stevenson, and

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