From The Katonah Museum of Art, this post on an event, “The New Yorker’s New York,” being held this evening. It features a panel discussion with Edward Sorel, Rick Meyerowitz, Roxie Munro, and Roz Chast
From The Danbury News Times, November 3, 2011, “Bethel’s Farris offers a poignant memoir of World War II”
From Gourmet Live, November 2, 2011, “Gourmet Live Culinary Cartoons” — a slideshow featuring work by Charles Barsotti, Lee Lorenz, and Victoria Roberts.
From Mick Stevens’ site mickstevens.com, October 24, 2011, this illustrated song
And a reminder that Peter Steiner has a brand new blog, Hopeless but not Serious, wherein he posts daily energetic graphic swipes at politics, politicians, etc..
Finally: The 15th annual New Yorker Cartoon Issue hits the stands today. It features a wonderful cover by George Booth, and includes color work by the likes of Mark Alan Stamaty, Emily Flake, Zach Kanin, and Roz Chast. There’s a b&w spread of work by the late Leo Cullum, and The Funnies, where you’ll find drawings by Jack Ziegler, Lee Lorenz, Bruce Eric Kaplan, and more. There’re a handful of cartoonists sprinkled among the ads as well (Marisa Acocella Marchetto, Danny Shanahan, and Liza Donnelly).
From Mick Stevens’ blog, I Really Should Be Drawing, September 3, 2011, “Music and Art”
From the Comics Journal continuing series Know Your New Yorker Cartoonist, this must read interview by Richard Gehr: “Lee Lorenz, Cartoonist, Editor, Writer, Jazzbo”
Above: A Sunday snapshot of my favorite bookshelf in the house.
From The Burlington Free Press, July 24, 2011, “Three Cartoonists Walk into a Room” — this account of a recent cartoonist panel consisting of Lee Lorenz, Edward Koren and Harry Bliss.
From Yellow Springs News, July 21, 2011, “A New Yorker cartoonist from Yellow Springs” — this profile of