ADRIAN TOMINE discusses and signs his comics collection NEW YORK DRAWINGS

Adrian Tomine

New York Drawings (Drawn and Quarterly)

Skylight is delighted to welcome back Adrian Tomine (Scenes from an Impending Marriage, Shortcomings) for a discussion, slideshow, and signing of his latest collection of comics and illustrations, New York Drawings.

Praise for Adrian Tomine:
"One of the most masterful cartoonists of his generation." --The Village Voice

"Tomine has always been a master of the small gesture." --Los Angeles Times

"Tomine has an understated visual style that combines wit, social commentary, psychological insights and elegant drawing." --The San Diego Union-Tribune

"A superb draftsman and chronicler of the inconsolable heartaches." --The Philadelphia Inquirer 

Adrian Tomine is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley and lives in Brooklyn, New York. His illustrations have appeared in myriad publications, including The New Yorker, Esquire, and Rolling Stone, and his stories have appeared in The Best American Nonrequired Reading and An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, and True Stories.


Event date: 
Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 5:00pm
Event address: 
1818 N Vermont Ave
90027 Los Angeles
New York Drawings Cover Image
ISBN: 9781770460874
Availability: Not in stock. Available To Order.
Published: Drawn & Quarterly - October 2nd, 2012

Two strangers, both reading the same novel, share a fleeting glance between passing subway cars. A bookstore owner locks eyes with a neighbor as she receives an Amazon package. Strangers are united by circumstance as they wait on the subway stairs for a summer storm to pass.
Adrian Tomine's illustrations and comics have been appearing for more than a decade in the pages (and on the cover) of "The New Yorker." Instantly recognizable for their deceptively simple and evocative style, these images have garnered the attention of "The New Yorker"'s readership and the approbation of such venerable institutions as the Art Directors Club and "American Illustration."
"New York Drawings "is a loving homage to the city that Tomine, a West Coast transplant, has called home for the past seven years. This lavish, beautifully designed volume collects every cover, comic, and illustration that he has produced for "The New Yorker "to date, along with an assortment of other rare and uncollected illustrations and sketches inspired by the city. Complete with notes and annotations by the author, "New York Drawings "will also feature a new introductory comic focusing on Tomine's experiences as a New York illustrator.

Scenes from an Impending Marriage: A Prenuptial Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9781770460348
Availability: Not in stock. Available To Order.
Published: Drawn & Quarterly - February 1st, 2011

Shortcomings Cover Image
ISBN: 9781897299753
Availability: Not in stock. Available To Order.
Published: Drawn & Quarterly - April 28th, 2009

Summer Blonde Cover Image
ISBN: 9781896597577
Availability: Not in stock. Available To Order.
Published: Drawn & Quarterly - June 1st, 2003

32 Stories: The Complete Optic Nerve Mini-Comics Cover Image
By Adrian Tomine, Adrian Tomine (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781897299760
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Drawn & Quarterly - May 12th, 2009