Category Archives: Illustration

Arnold Roth: A Living Cartoon

“You never call, you never write,” says Arnold Roth when I introduce myself on the phone. Then he pardons himself for a hearing aid adjustment. “If I press this button, are we still in English?” Arnold Roth is not just … Continue reading

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Miles in Smiles

Third-generation artist Lonni Sue Johnson is on a path back from amnesia, thanks to mentoring and support from her sister and mother The 1985 New Yorker cover by Lonni Sue Johnson shows an artist in an all-white loft, at an … Continue reading

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Symbol of the Human Predicament

I read in the Philadelphia Inquirer that the Noyes Museum in Oceanville is exhibiting the work of Jacob Landau through Jan. 2. Says the exhibition blurb: “Provocative and inspiring Landau bears witness to man’s responsibility for injustice… Timeless and relevant … Continue reading

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Cat at Night

About a year and a half ago, I was initiating a new journal, trying to overcome clean-new-journal writer’s block, when I came across a postcard that had the cover of Dahlov Ipcar’s “The Cat at Night” cover illustration on it. … Continue reading

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Spotlight on the Teacher

An Arts Council of Princeton Faculty Spotlight exhibition featuring paintings by Cheryl Gross will open  Oct. 1 with a reception  from 5 – 7 p.m. Cheryl Gross is a painter, illustrator, writer and filmmaker /Flash animator. Born and raised in … Continue reading

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So Much to See!

The more you look, the more you see in Harry Naar’s incredibly detailed drawings. They are representational, and yet in the markings themselves, they are surreal and abstract. It is a good thing they are of very large size, because … Continue reading

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Spirit World

Speaking of happiness, the paintings of Ellie Wyeth always make me happy. (At left: “Still Sleeping.”) Ms. Wyeth often includes her cute dogs in her happy paintings. Before the holidays, at the Arts Council of Princeton’s annual Sauce for the … Continue reading

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The King’s Birthday

“The birth of every person is important,” says Gennady Spirin, who was born on Christmas. “But it’s very nice to have it on a big holiday. A lot of people celebrating and glorifying my birthday makes me happy.” There are … Continue reading

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