Bob Eckstein Is The Erma Bombeck Humor Writer Of The Month
Bob Eckstein, who began contributing his cartoons to The New Yorker in 2007 has been named the Erma Bombeck Humor Writer of the Month. Read here. Mr. Eckstein’s most recent books are shown above.
Article Of Interest: Cartooning Thriving in Vermont
From the Bennington Banner, December 5, 2018, “…The Art of Cartooning Is Thriving in Vermont”— with Ed Koren and Alison Bechdel content.
…the latest Cartoon Companion has been posted. See what the CC boys “Max” & “Simon” have to say about the New Yorker cartoons appearing in the issue of December 10, 2018.
… Roz Chast’s SVA exhibit included in the New York Times “What To See in New York Galleries This Week”
…Attempted Bloggery has even more Barbara Shermund posts. Yay!
…A New Yorker State of Mind: Reading Every Issue of The New Yorker Magazine looks very closely at the issue of November 16, 1929. Cover by Peter Arno.
If you’re in Chicago go see this exhibit of Tom Bachtell‘s work. Mr. Bachtell’s terrific drawings have appeared in The New Yorker for over two decades. Link here to the Adventureland Gallery for more info.
And in New York, tonight’s the opening reception for the Roz Chast exhibit at the School Of Visual Arts. Info here
From left to right: Richard Gehr (author of I Only Read It For the Cartoons), Lee Lorenz, Sam Gross, Arnie Levin, and Victoria Roberts at The School of Visual Arts on December 11th. If you didn’t make it to the event last week, you are now able to watch most of it here .
Felipe Galindo posted the below photo taken at The New Yorker’s holiday party. It’s posted here with his permission.
Left to right: David Borchart, Felipe Galindo, Charlie Hankin, Farley Katz, Liana Finck, Corey Pandolph, Chris Weyant, Ben Schwartz, Joe Dator (waving), and Drew Dernavich (bent over in the foreground).
This October, The School of Visual Arts will honor Edward Sorel with its Masters Series Award and a retrospective exhibition. For all the info, click here to visit the SVA site.
Also at SVU, Rachel Loube’s film, Every Tuesday: The Work and Community of The New Yorker Cartoonists will be screened (details here). The film includes glimpses of a number of cartoonists at lunch (and some lengthier segments featuring a handful of cartoonists in their studios). Appearing in the film are, among others, Bob Eckstein, Sydney Harris, Farley Katz, Drew Dernavich, Liza Donnelly, Sam Gross, Zachary Kanin, Emily Flake, Tom Hachtman, Felipe Galindo (Feggo), Matthew Diffee, David Borchart, and Warren Miller.
Note: Both of the above events brought to my attention via The New Yorker’s website, newyorker.com