From Stephen Nadler’s Attempted Bloggery, December 27, 2012, “New Yorker Cartoons at Auction” wherein Mr. Nadler fully examines an auction of New Yorker cartoons at The Morton Library in Rhinecliff, New York this past November.
New Yorker cartoonists turned out in time honored fashion to celebrate the holidays last night. Corey Pandolph gets a heap of credit for procuring a corner of the Upper East Side Hi Life Restaurant where nearly two dozen contributors came together in good cheer. Among those attending, including Mr. Pandolph: Joe Dator, David Borchardt, Liam Walsh (who brought and shared a tray of cookies), Andy Friedman, Liza Donnelly, Robert Leighton, Bob Esmay, Emily Flake, Drew Dernavich, Farley Katz, John O’Brien, Avi Steinberg (celebrating his first appearance in the magazine), Barbara Smaller, Felipe Galindo, David Sipress, Bob Eckstein, Eric Lewis, Ward Sutton, Christopher Weyant, Ben Schwartz, and Karen Sneider.
Liza Donnelly has posted on her blog a handful of photographs taken at the event.
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.
From Liza Donnelly’s blog whendotheyservethewine, June 14, 2012, “Look Day for Cartoonists at The New Yorker”
(a fun post,with photos of, among others, Joe Dator, Drew Dernavich, Matthew Diffee, Bob Eckstein, Emily Flake, Felipe Galindo, Sam Gross, Corey Pandolph, Ben Schwartz, Liam Walsh, and Christopher Weyant
From Speaker System, “10 1/2 Things No Commencement Speaker Has Ever Said” (W. W. Norton & Co.) This new book by Charles Wheelan is illustrated by the one and only Peter Steiner. Visit your neighborhood online book seller for a peek inside.
From newyorker.com, June 1, 2012, “Ed Koren Arrives” — Mark Singer on Mr. Koren’s 50th anniversary at The New Yorker. (a slideshow accompanies the post).
From Omnicomic, May 31, 2012, “MoCCA Gets a Miami Makeover” Aline Kominsky-Crumb collaborates with Dominique Sapel (exhibit opens June 14th).
From Fiction Writers Review, June 1, 2012, “The Flyleaf” — with an inaugural cartoon by Tom Toro
From Costume Direct, some semi-familiar garb
From The Huffington Post, May 31, 2012, “Should Science Crack the Humor Code?” (with Steinberg content)
From Tall Tale Radio, May 24, 2012, this audio interview with Liza Donnelly
From newyorker.com., May 31, 2012, “In Dreams Begin Cartoons” — Bob Mankoff (with a little help from Sam Cobean, Robert Leighton, Joe Dator, and Kaamran Hafeez ) explores the relationship between zzzzzs and cartoons.