Library to showcase Blitt artwork
Published 12:00 am, Sunday, November 12, 2017
Minor Memorial Library in Roxbury will open an exhibit, “Thirty Odd Drawings and Way Too Many Copies of ‘Blitt’,” with a reception Nov. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m.
The exhibit, which will run through Dec. 30, will feature drawings by cartoonist and illustrator Barry Blitt.
Copies of Barry Blitt’s new book, “Blitt,” will be available for purchase and signing during the reception.
Since 1992, Blitt has contributed illustrations and more than 100 covers to The New Yorker, including “Deluged,” which won the 2006 Cover of the Year award, given by the American Society of Magazine Editors, and “The Politics of Fear,” a finalist for the same award in 2009.
His drawings have also appeared in Vanity Fair, Time, Rolling Stone, The Atlantic and The New York Times.
His work for children includes “The 39 Apartments of Ludwig van Beethoven and Once Upon a Time, the End (Asleep in 60 Seconds).”
The show may be seen at the South Street gallery Mondays from noon to 7 p.m., Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursdays from noon to 5 p.m., Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For information, call the South Street library at 860-350-2181.