Thursday, October 26, 2017

Behind the Scenes: "George Booth: A Cartoonist's Life" At the Society of Illustrators October 24 - December 30, 2017

NYC: Some great behind the scenes photos from the "George Booth: A Cartoonist's Life" gallery show at the Society of Illustrators. My thanks to J.J. Sedelmeier and Sarah Booth for this sneak peek.

Reception Friday, October 27th at 6:30 at the Society of Illustrators, 128 East. 63rd Street, NYC. Open to the public. $10 cover. Come one, come all. 
Photos and comments below by Mr. Sedemeier:

Above: Some New Yorker cover ideas drawn on everything from diner napkins to notebook paper.



 Original illustration art from books like THE BALLYMARA FLOOD and STARLIGHT GOES TO TOWN. 



The foyer turn into the main gallery.



Three original art examples of New Yorker covers by George.



Half way done in the main hallway of the MoCCA Gallery.



George grabs anything he can get his hands on to sketch his ideas.



George's work for Leatherneck Magazine.


"Spot" was a United Feature Syndicate, Inc. daily/Sunday comic strip that ran in the mid-1950s.

(Something to quench your cartoonist's thirst...)




Lower left is George's first New Yorker cover.