|November 18, 2010|
|6:00 pm||to||7:00 pm|
The Museum of the City of New York and The Center for Cartoon Studies present
Nov 19 through Mar 20
The life, art, and times of Denys Wortman, who made daily cartoons for the World-Telegram and Sun for three decades, will be discussed by some of America’s most distinguished cartoonists and historians, including Jules Feiffer, Pulitzer Prize- and Academy Award-winning cartoonist, playwright, and screenwriter; James Sturm, Eisner Award-winning cartoonist and Director of The Center for Cartoon Studies; Joshua Brown, Executive Director of the American Social History Project/Center for Media and 2010 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellow; and Denys Wortman VIII, son of the artist. The panel will be moderated by Sean Corcoran, the Museum’s Curator of Prints and Photographs. Exhibition opening reception to follow.
Co-sponsored by The Center for Cartoon Studies and the Society of Illustrators, the event is presented in conjunction with the opening of Denys Wortman Rediscovered: Drawings for the World-Telegram and Sun, 1930-1953. For more information visit: mcny.org
Tags: cartoonist, CCS Gallery, Comics, Denys Wortman, James Sturm, Joshua Brown, Jules Feiffer, mcny, Museum, Museum of the City of New York, New York, Society of Illustrators, The Center for Cartoon Studies, Vermont, White River Junction