The Monday Tilley Watch, The New Yorker (Double) Issue Of April 26 & May 3, 2021; A 1957 Edward Frascino Drawing Is Found; Bishakh Som’s “Apsara Engine” Wins LA Times Best Graphic Novel/Comics Of 2020

The Monday Tilley Watch Takes A Glancing Look At The Art & Artists Of The Latest Issue Of The New Yorker The Cover: Bruce McCall downsizes the Chrysler Building. Here’s a link to a brief Q&A with the artist (bonus: within this Q&A there’s a link to his current exhibit of work at The New York Historical Society). The Issue:

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Wednesday Spill: Two Classifications Of New Yorker Cartoonists; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon

Two Classifications Of New Yorker Cartoons If you look at Wolcott Gibbs‘s Foreward in Charles Addams’s 1947 cartoon collection, Addams And Evil, you’ll find this interesting opening sentence. Mr. Gibbs goes on to use Helen Hokinson as an example of an artist who contributed “straight” cartoons, and Addams as “nutty.” Mr. Gibbs describes Ms. Hokinson as a “social critic” with

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