The Essential Charles Barsotti

The Essential Charles Barsotti

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Overview

Stone-Hearted Tycoons, Wisecracking Pasta, Mischievous Puppies, Kings and Cowboys...

By happily disregarding all the ground rules, Charles Barsotti has created his own original world - sophisticated one moment and whimsical the next, sweet and then satirical. Now the artist is getting his due in The Essential Charles Barsotti, a collection of over 100 drawings plus and appreciation and interview by noted cartoonist and art editor Lee Lorenz.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761109525
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/1999
Series: The Essential Cartoonists Library
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

Lee Lorenz was the art editor of The New Yorker from 1973 to 1993 and its cartoon editor until 1997. A prolific artist himself, he has contributed cartoons and covers to the magazine since 1958, and is the author of more than twenty books, including The Art of the New Yorker and You Know You're Grown Up When... and illustrator of Real Men Don't Eat Quiche and Real Men Don't Bond.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface

HOME ON THE RANGE

College Days

Portrait of an Artist with a Young Family

A Bite of the Apple

OUT OF THE NEST

Hallmark Greetings

Eastward Ho!

THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DESK

Emma June

Cartooning in the Sixties

End of an Era

Life after the Post

Playboy

AT THE NEW YORKER

Power and Its Discontents

Uneasy Sits the Crown

From Anthromorphism

To the Surreal

Charley Barsotti in the Twenty-First Century

THE OLD BUCKAROO

Taking a Stand

Not by Gags Alone

ART IS LONG (BUT THE FED EX MAN IS WAITING)

Courting the Muse

Style Makes the Man

A Prophet Honored

SUPPORTING THE HABIT

The English Connection

Reality Check

"Personal Best"

Last Word

A Barsotti Bibliography

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