Sunday, June 12, 2016

Farewell to Two Long-lived New Yorker Cartoonists

From Bob Mankoff's Desk.

Cover by Anatol Kovarsky

Ars longa, vita brevis. For cartoonists, especially long-lived ones like Frank Modell, who died two weeks ago, at the age of ninety-eight, or Anatol Kovarsky, who passed away last week, at ninety-seven, it’s often the other way around. That just comes with the territory. The job of the cartoonist is to connect with your time, for a time, not for all time.

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