The Weekend Spill: From Attempted Bloggery, A Killed Irvin Cover In Copper; A New Yorker State Of Mind Dives Into Two Summer Issues From 1931; A Few Thoughts On The Recent Swann Galleries Auction Of New Yorker Art; From The Spill Archive… A Jack Ziegler Greeting Card From 1983; The Tilley Watch Online: July 13-17, 2020

_____________________________________________________________________________ From Attempted Bloggery, July 19, 2020, “…Rea Irvin’s Killed New Yorker Cover Art Printing Plate” — an interesting item  rescued from a long-ago  flooded New Yorker basement  courtesy of a Spill fave blogger. Left: Rea Irvin, The New Yorker’s jack-of-all-graphics   ___________________________________________________________________________ A New Yorker State OF Mind Dives Deep into the July 4th & July 11th 1931 Issues

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A Kovarsky Scarf; Checking In On A New Yorker State Of Mind; Video Interview Of Interest: Edward Koren; Event Of Interest In Chicago: Ken Krimstein’s “Three Escapes Of Hannah Arendt”; Today’s New Yorker Daily Cartoonist: Brendan Loper

Attempted Bloggery looks at an Anatol Kovarsky scarf (perhaps the beginning of a cartoon clothing and accessories series?). Read here! Mr. Kovarsky’s entry on the Spill‘s A-Z: Anatol Kovarsky (photo above, NYC, 2013. By Liza Donnelly) Born, Moscow. Died, June 1, 2016, NYC. Collection: Kovarsky’s World (Knopf, 1956) New Yorker work: 1947 -1969. Link to Ink Spill’s  2013 piece, “Anatol

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Auction Of Interest: Peter Arno, William Steig, Arnie Levin, Charles Addams, Frank Modell, Charles Saxon, And More

Thanks to Stephen Nadler of Attempted Bloggery for alerting the Spill to the new Swann catalog, which contains an abundance of New Yorker art.  A highlight, shown above, is Peter Arno’s New Yorker cover of April 4, 1964. Here’s what it looked like as the published cover: Other New Yorker work offered by Charles Addams, William Steig, Charles Barsotti, Arnie

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