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

 

 

NCS Divisional Award Nominees; Polan continues to see things; Sutton on Mad Men’s future ; Paul Karasik curates

From the National Cartoonists Society,  the 2012 Divisional Award nominees include a number of artists from The New Yorker: Edward Sorel, Barbara Smaller, Glen LeLievre, Matthew Diffee, Zachary Kanin, Ben Katchor, and Bruce McCall.  Winners to be announced May 26th, 2012.

 

Over at The New York Times (online), Jason Polan has posted his second in a series of What I Saw…sorry, no link, just go to nytimes.com and look around.

 

From Paul Karasik this video tour of an exhibit he curated, “Graphic Novel Realism” (details found on the post).

 

And at The Village Voice, Ward Sutton gives us an “Unofficial Future History of Mad Men”

Jason Polan “Living & Working” exhibit; Marcellus Hall guest edits; BEK & graduation speeches

Jason Polan, “Living & Working” at the Nicholas Robinson Gallery June 9 – July 30 2011. Info here. In an email about the exhibit, Polan says:

While in the space, I will work from a desk.  I will have the materials around me that I like to make work.  The exhibition will change daily as I produce things.  I will make drawings, paintings, sculptures, books, and more while I am in the space.  I will talk to visitors (if they would like to) and their presence will affect the exhibition in different ways. People will be invited back to the exhibition to see how it changes.   The art show will be different everyday.


Marcellus Hall will be guest editing The Magnet all this week.  His drawings will accompany his posts.  Visit here


From The Huffington Post, May 29, 2011, this post by BEK ( Bruce Eric Kaplan).