An Arno Easter Cover, and more…

From Stephen Nadler’s fun blog, attemptedbloggery, March 30, 2013, “Peter Arno’s Easter Parade” — Mr. Nadler takes us back to 1931 and the era of top hats on Fifth Avenue. And… On The New Yorker’s website there’s a look at more recent (1993 – 2010) Easter covers that have adorned the magazine.

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Angell’s Martini; Arno’s Cocktail

   “I love this country of ours, Summers. It’s been good to me.” (published in The New Yorker, April 4, 1959)     This recent Slate post concerning Roger Angell’s New Yorker “Dry Martini”  piece of August 19, 2002 reminded me that there is such a thing as the Peter Arno Cocktail — if ever a cartoonist deserved a drink

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Where Artists Work; A Professor’s Work exhibited; Danny Shanahan Takes Charge; Thanks & Happy New Year!

From the blog, David-Wasting-Paper, December 31, 2012, “A Little Cartoonist Eye Candy for New Year’s Eve”  —  photographs of cartoonist’s work spaces. A fun post.   From The University of Connecticut’s Art & History site, “Two Exhibitions will feature work by Professor Emeritus Gus Mazzocca and His Students” I was honored to be selected as one of Professor Mazzocca’s students

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Avedon’s Arno Auctioned

  From Stephen Nadler’s fun blog, Attempted Bloggery, December 21, 2012, “Peter Arno’s Mistletoe” The Arno drawing, once given to Richard Avedon by Tina Brown, was recently auctioned at Sotheby’s.   It appeared in The New Yorker, December 26, 1942.  (An Arno war time cover adorned the magazine that week as well).

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