Video of Interest: Liza Donnelly; Wertz’s Tenements, Towers & Trash; Booth at the Society of Illustrators; Steinberg at the National Gallery of Art

Video of Interest: Liza Donnelly From Medium, here’s a  video of Liza Donnelly speaking about her work (and doing a little work). See it here. ____________________________________________________________________ An Excerpt from Wertz’s Tenements, Towers & Trash From Curbed, October 4, 2017, “Julia Wertz’s Tenements, Towers & Trash is a Witty Chronicle of an Ever-Changing NYC” — read it here and see an

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Book Launch Reminder: Wertz’s Tenements,Towers & Trash; Books Of Interest: R. Crumb: From the Underground to Genesis; Cartoon County: My Father and His Friends in the Golden Age of Make-Believe

Book Launch Reminder: Wertz’s Tenements, Towers & Trash A book launch for Ms. Wertz’s book will be held October 5th at the Powerhouse Arena. All the info here! Joining Ms. Wertz will be two New Yorker colleagues, Emily Flake and Liana Finck ____________________________________________________________  R. Crumb: From the Underground to Genesis Due December 26th, 2017 from IDW Publishing, R. Crumb: From the

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Latest New Yorker Cartoons Dissected on Cartoon Companion; Chast’s New Book Reviewed; Exhibit of Interest: “Unnatural Election”; Conversation of Interest: Art Young Authors Discuss the Artist; Event of Interest: Julia Wertz in Brooklyn

Latest New Yorker Cartoons Dissected On Cartoon Companion The Cartoon Companion is back with a look at the cartoons in the latest issue of The New Yorker.  The CC’s “Max” and “Simon” inspect cartoons by Joe Dator, J.A.K., BEK, Barbara Smaller, and Paul Noth,  among others. While on the site be sure to read part 2 of their interview with

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Alex Noel Watson: 1929- 2017

  The Professional Cartoonists Organisation  has posted the sad news that Alex Noel Watson has passed away. You will read that he was a delightful person, a real character –and that was exactly the case; he was a high-spirited exceptionally friendly man of many talents.    Read the announcement here. Mr. Watson’s work appears in The New Yorker Cartoon Album

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John Donohue on Drawing Disappearing Eateries; Julia Wertz is Pencilled; The Tilley Watch: The New New Yorker Masthead

From  newyorker.com, May 23, 2017, ““Drawing the Vanishing Restaurants of New York” — this post by John Donohue, who has been tirelessly attempting to draw all the restaurants in New York.   _________________________________________________________________________________ Next up on Jane Mattimoe’s Case For Pencils blog is Julia Wertz, whose new book, Tenements, Towers & Trash: An Unconventional, Illustrated History of New York City will

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