From Vermont Public Radio, November 26, 2018 “Ed Koren Talks Cartooning And His ‘Wild’ New Collection” — an enjoyable short interview (just under a half hour) with one of our modern New Yorker cartoon masters.
Book Of Interest; Art Young
To Laugh That We May Not Weep: The Life and Times of Art Young has been around since the summer of 2017, but here’s a long Comics Journal article recently posted about the book and the artist: “The Life and Dedication of Art Young: an Impassioned Cartoonist of Uncompromising Principle”.
Mr. Young’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z:
Born January 14, 1866, Illinois. Died December 29, New York City atThe Hotel Irving. An online biography. 1943. New Yorker work: 1925 -1933. The Art Young Gallery
…Attempted Bloggery on the New Yorker‘s Archival Issue.
…The New York Times on Roz Chast‘s exhibit at the School of Visual Arts.
…News of a Bob Eckstein event coming up December 6th, and another reminder about his New York Public Library event tomorrow.
NYC’s School of Visual Arts will honor Roz Chast this Fall with its Master Series Award. Read about it here.
Author Richard Gehr will host a panel of cartoonists at The School of Visual Arts on December 11th. Details here. Victoria Roberts, Edward Koren, and the magazine’s former Art Editor/Cartoon Editor, Lee Lorenz will join Gehr.
And Here’s a short trailer on Vimeo for Gehr’s new book, I Only Read It For the Cartoons — with audio from Edward Koren and Roz Chast.
From The Washington Post, March 27, 2014, ” In veteran cartoonist Roz Chast’s hands, tale of aging parents is far from the same old story” — this piece by Michael Cavna.
Also by Michael Cavna, in The Washington Post, March 27, ” For cartoon editor, a New Yorker state of mind”
One other interesting read: from centraljersey.com, March 28, 2014, “Cartoon King”
While Ink Spill will be posting various articles related to Ms. Chast and Mr. Mankoff as promotional events continue for their respective books, it’s always best to visit their websites to keep up with their personal appearance schedules.
Roz Chast’s website
Bob Mankoff’s website
The School of Visual Arts (SVA) is hosting a panel discussion on April 1st “Strong Female Protagonists: Panel Discussion Featuring Women in Comics”
According to the SVA website:
This event brings together a diverse group of internationally recognized creators and editors for a discussion of the history and dynamics of women working as both creators and behind the scenes in American comics.
Paul Karasik has posted a video of an event from Comic Arts Brooklyn back in November of 2013. From the online description :
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the comics adaptation of Paul Auster’s novel City of Glass, Mr. Auster, Paul Karasik (The New Yorker), David Mazzucchelli (“Asterios Polyp”), and Art Spiegelman (“Maus”) came together for the first time to discuss adapting the original novel into a graphic novel.
The video is seconds over an hour long.
Paul Karasik’s blog