Peter Arno
Cartoonist
Peter Arno
Peter Arno was a U.S. cartoonist. His cartoons were published in The New Yorker from 1925–1968.
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How Hard Is It To Get a Cartoon Into The New Yorker? - Slate Magazine
Google News - over 5 years
Even many of the magazine's most iconic cartoons, Charles Addams' skier (the tracks on either side of the tree), Thurber's decapitated fencer ("touché"), and almost everything Peter Arno drew were written by someone else. Still, what had been taking me
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Nominations Submitted to the Senate [Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents] - TMC Net
Google News - over 5 years
Peter Arno Krauthamer, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of 15 years, vice John Henry Bayly, Jr., retired. John Francis McCabe, of the District of Columbia,
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Three cartoonists walk into a panel - BurlingtonFreePress.com
Google News - over 5 years
Their discussion, however, focused on the cartoons of their predecessors and colleagues at the magazine, such as Peter Arno and Saul Steinberg. Lorenz admired the economy of Arno's work. “He suggests more than he puts in the picture,” he said
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My guilty obsession with swastikas - Salon
Google News - over 5 years
There's also a special section of ads featuring cartoonists themselves as hucksters; imagine the New Yorker's Peter Arno selling working-class beer, and Walt (Pogo) Kelly selling cement. Lovers of vintage advertisements and classic cartoons,
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Outer Cape Art Auctions - Antiques and Arts Weekly
Google News - over 5 years
2539 Artist (in alphabetical order): Nicholas Afonchicov (Afon), Peter Arno, Florence Julia Bach, Peter Barger, Midge M. Battelle, Franz Bergman, William Bicknell (5), Constance Black, William F. Boogar, Jr., Evelin B. Bourne, Gerry Brennan,
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President Obama Nominates Three to Superior Court of the District of Columbia - Whitehouse.gov (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama nominated Danya Ariel Dayson, Peter Arno Krauthamer, and John Francis McCabe, Jr. to serve as Associate Justices of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. “Throughout their careers these individuals have
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Legislature considering 'bath salts' ban; synthetic drug a growing problem in ... - Bangor Daily News
Google News - over 5 years
Requests for information about whether Bangor police collected evidence that monkey dust was in use before the killing were not answered Friday by detectives, but Deputy Police Chief Peter Arno said bath salts, including monkey dust, are in the area
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Talk auf dem roten Sofa - Bergisches Handelsblatt
Google News - over 5 years
'Peter' Arno Demant wurde zu seinem neuesten Krimi "Streckstrump-Satchmo" ausgequetscht. Er verriet, dass er derzeit an einer Übersetzung ins Englische arbeite. Massenweise würden englischsprachige, schwedische, sogar isländische und norwegische Krimis
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11 noise complaints filed during Bangor waterfront concert - Bangor Daily News
Google News - almost 6 years
Deputy Chief of Police Peter Arno said all 11 complaints received Thursday came between 7:30 and 8:30 pm, which is when the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd performed. No complaints came during the opening band or during ZZ Top's set, which continued
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The foolishness of Civil War reenactors - Salon
Google News - almost 6 years
Such was the droll insinuation of Peter Arno's September 1936 New Yorker cartoon published with Roosevelt on the brink of a reelection landslide. In the cartoon, a trio of Arno's primped, DAR dowagers gleefully urges a group of their friends to join
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How the "Lost Cause" poisoned our history books - Salon
Google News - almost 6 years
Such was the droll insinuation of Peter Arno's September 1936 New Yorker cartoon published with Roosevelt on the brink of a reelection landslide. In the cartoon, a trio of Arno's primped, DAR dowagers gleefully urges a group of their friends to join
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TELEVISION; On the Boardwalk, HBO Hangs Out With a New Mob
NYTimes - over 6 years
ON a blistering afternoon last June, outside a Polish social club in Greenpoint, men in heavy wool tuxedos, with slicked-back hair and pencil-thin mustaches, were blotting their brows. They looked like overheated figures from a Peter Arno drawing. Nearby were some very slender young women in spangly, ankle-length dresses. A couple were wearing
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This Cartooned Isle
NYTimes - about 7 years
THE BEST OF PUNCH CARTOONS 2,000 Humor Classics Edited by Helen Walasek Illustrated. 608 pp. The Overlook Press. $50 The British humor magazine Punch, adornment of countless proper middle-class homes, not to mention club libraries, dentists' offices and Oxbridge common rooms, ceased publication, after more than 160 years, in 2002. It had been on
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Ed Arno, 92, Cartoonist Of New Yorker Whimsy
NYTimes - over 8 years
Ed Arno, whose sketchy, casually rendered cartoons on topics domestic and cosmic appeared regularly in The New Yorker for more than 30 years, died on May 27. He was 92. The death was confirmed by Karen Singer, a neighbor in Mr. Arno's building in Forest Hills, Queens. Mr. Arno, whose vaguely Thurberesque lines were characterized by Brendan Gill as
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Outrageous Fortune
NYTimes - almost 10 years
THE CLARKS OF COOPERSTOWN Their Singer Sewing Machine Fortune, Their Great and Influential Art Collections, Their Forty-Year Feud. By Nicholas Fox Weber. Illustrated. 420 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $35. Near the end of Henry James's career, Edith Wharton reproached him for repudiating the novels of Gustave Flaubert. Why, she asked, was Anna Karenina a
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The Beautiful and Damned
NYTimes - almost 11 years
FLAPPER A Madcap Story of Sex, Style, Celebrity, and the Women Who Made America Modern. By Joshua Zeitz. Illustrated. 338 pp. Crown Publishers. $24.95. IN his 1920 story ''Bernice Bobs Her Hair,'' F. Scott Fitzgerald told the tale of an old-fashioned girl whose with-it cousin takes her in hand. (''You're rather hard material to work with,'' the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Peter Arno
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1968
    Age 64
    Died on February 22, 1968.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1941
    Age 37
    In a famous March 1, 1941 cartoon he coined the popular expression "back to the drawing board".
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1927
    Age 23
    In 1927 he married Lois Long, a popular New Yorker columnist and fashion editor who wrote under the pseudonym "Lipstick." The very embodiment of the glamorous flapper, she also wrote reviews of New York speakeasies. Their one daughter, Patricia, was born September 18, 1928, and the couple divorced in 1930. Arno later married debutante Mary Livingston Lansing in August 1935; they divorced in July 1939. After his second divorce, Arno moved to a farm near Harrison, New York, where he lived in seclusion, enjoying music, guns, and sports cars. Arno died of emphysema on February 22, 1968 at the age of 64.
    More Details Hide Details He is buried at Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, New York. A biography, Peter Arno: The Mad Mad World of The New Yorker's Greatest Cartoonist by New Yorker cartoonist, Michael Maslin was published in April 2016 by Regan Arts. A Comics Studies Reader. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009
  • 1925
    Age 21
    After graduation he adopted the pen name Peter Arno and joined the staff of the fledgling magazine The New Yorker. The iconic cartoons and covers he created there, from 1925 through 1968, helped establish the magazine's reputation for sophisticated humor and fine illustration.
    More Details Hide Details His work often depicted a cross-section of New York City society, though he was also inspired by situations he encountered during his travels. Arno drew his cartoons in batches, usually over a two-day period each week.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1904
    Age 0
    Arno was born Curtis Arnoux Peters, Jr. on January 8, 1904 in New York City.
    More Details Hide Details His father was Curtis Arnoux Peters, a New York State Supreme Court judge. He was educated at the Hotchkiss School and Yale University, where he contributed illustrations, covers and cartoons to The Yale Record, the campus humor magazine, as "Peters". He also formed a jazz band called the Yale Collegians, in which he played piano, banjo, and accordion. Arno's infatuation with show business later had him designing, writing, and/or producing for four Broadway shows, and appearing with fellow cartoonists in the film Artists and Models.
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