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A New Yorker Bouquet
Date & Time
Location225 Madison Avenue
New York, NY Manhattan
(Until January 19, 2020) This concise tribute to the timeless wit of New Yorker cartoonists takes as its inspiration a cluster of flowers as a focal point in each of these ten drawings, which span six decades of covers and cartoons for The New Yorker. From Barbara Shermund, one of the outstanding illustrators of the magazine’s early years to Roz Chast—one of today’s most accomplished cartoonists, this neat little show is a quick trip through humor in New York’ s – and America’s – most prestigious magazines.
Photo: (Detail) Barbara Shermund (1899–1978)
“She got married and she’s awfully blue about it.” Drawing for a cartoon published in the December 12, 1931, issue of The New Yorker. Black ink and ink wash with white opaque watercolor and graphite
MA 12549. The Melvin R. Seiden Collection. Gift of Janine Luke in honor of William M. Griswold and in memory of Melvin R. Seiden, 2011
Used with the permission of Barbara Shermund/CartoonCollections.com