Jason Polan: 1982-2020

Sad news tonight of the passing of Jason Polan who contributed one cartoon (shown left) to The New Yorker, published March 6, 2006.

Mr. Polan was the subject of a New Yorker Talk piece by Naomi Fry, “Taco Bell Drawing Club,” in the issue of Sept. 24, 2018.

His Every Person In New York was published by Chronicle Books in 2015.

Link here to The New York Times obit.

More reading: from Vice: “Jason Polan Is Trying/Failing To Draw  Every Person In NY” 

 

 

 

Book of Interest: Jason Polan’s Every Person in New York; Two Interviews: Marisa Acocella Marchetto, Roz Chast; Evan Forsch’s Coloring Book

 

 

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Just out from Chronicle Books, Jason Polan‘s Every Person in New York.

Further reading: Here’s a profile of Mr. Polan in Vice from September of last year

(my thanks to Bob Eckstein for bringing this to my attention)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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From WWD, August 20, 2015, “Marisa Acocella Marchetto Returns with ‘Ann Tenna: A novel'”

 

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cover-book11nf_chast_credit_bill_franzenFrom The Recorder, August 19, 2015, “Roz Chast: a born cartoonist”

 

 

 

 

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evan CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform has just published Coloring Magic by Evan Forsch.

Link here to Mr. Forsch’s website

Cartoon Auction includes work by Charles Addams, Geoge Booth, and William Steig

From the Kingston (NY) Daily Freeman, “Art auction in Rhinecliff Saturday”

this news of a benefit auction of cartoons, including work by New Yorker artists  Charles Addams, George Booth, William Steig, Frank Modell, James Stevenson, Peter Steiner, Lee Lorenz, Harry Bliss, Barbara Smaller, Charles Barsotti, Joe Dator, Gahan Wilson, Robert Mankoff, Liza Donnelly, P.C. Vey, Roz Chast, Danny Shanahan, Carolita Johnson, Edward Frascino, Michael Crawford, Zachary Kanin, Pat Byrnes, Mick Stevens, David Sipress, Raymond Davidson, Robert Weber, Jason Polan, Henry Martin, and more.
In addition to the auction, a signed Charles Addams print will be raffled.

Link here to the Morton Memorial Library