Friday Spill: What To Do When There’s No Art Meeting
June 18, 2021
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What To Do When There’s No Art Meeting I’m guessing that most New Yorker readers are unaware that the magazine’s cartoonists meet a self-imposed weekly deadline for submitting their drawings (“self-imposed” is in italics because it’s important to note). Even those cartoonists with contracts are not obligated to send in every week — or any week, if you’re in a
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Thurber Thursday: In Praise Of My Life And Hard Times
June 17, 2021
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I wonder how many book discovery moments folks remember. I have a few memories of “big moments” — finding that book you’ve been looking for for years, or perhaps, finding a book you didn’t know existed. For me, one of the most memorable was the afternoon I took James Thurber’s classic My Life And Hard Times down off the bookshelf
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Wednesday Spill: When Art Becomes Part Of The Story; Today’s Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon
June 16, 2021
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When Art Becomes Part Of The Story Those following news of The New Yorker and The New Yorker Union may have come across two graphics in the past week that have received a lot of attention. The first is a mock New Yorker cover, created by Genevieve Bormes, associate covers editor (the magazine’s art editor –the editor in charge of
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Tuesday Spill: A Richard Taylor “Rough” On Ebay; Today’s Daily Cartoon…And Yesterday’s
June 15, 2021
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A Richard Taylor “Rough” On Ebay Here’s something you don’t see very often: a pencil sketch…i.e., a “rough” drawing by the late great Richard Taylor. I can’t remember ever seeing one of his roughs up for grabs before. Mr. Taylor had perhaps the most out-there style of the golden age New Yorker artists (those saucer-shaped eyes!). For what it’s worth,
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Monday Tilley Watch: The New Yorker Issue Of June 21, 2021
June 14, 2021
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The Monday Tilley Watch Takes A Glancing Look At The Art & Artists Of The Latest Issue Of The New Yorker The Cover: animal-walker. The Cartoonists: Fourteen cartoons, fifteen cartoonists (Roz Chast has a sketchbook — it’s on page 63). No duos (that we know of), no newbies. The Cartoons: Even though we’re not in the vicinity of Halloween, I
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