Lee Lorenz

American, 1932 -

For readers of The New Yorker, Lee Lorenz may be one of the most recognizable cartoonists alive today. He was the art editor of the magazine from 1973 to 1993 and the cartoon editor from 1993 to 1997. Over the course of his career, he contributed dozens of covers and nearly two thousand cartoons to the magazine. In addition to his cartoons for The New Yorker, Lorenz works as a freelance illustrator, serves on the boards of several nonprofit organizations that promote art, and plays cornet in a band called The Creole Cookin’ Jazz Band. He lives with his wife in Easton, Connecticut.