January, in a typical process of mental association, he tells Buzzi that for years he’s been wanting to invite his friends Saul Bellow and Leo Steinberg to dinner, “so as to reconstruct the two parts of my name.”
February 15-23, in St. Bart’s, French West Indies, with Sigrid.
March 1-April 20, “Saul Steinberg: Major Works,” Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York. The gallery will now frequently mount Steinberg shows.
April 29-June 11, “Saul Steinberg on Art” at Pace Drawing, New York.
June 28, the day of his birth in the Gregorian calendar, he writes in his diary, “Today I’m 80! With delayed reflexes I now seem kinder, having missed the occasion for an instant nasty retort.”
November 30-December 8, in Guadeloupe.
Begins contributing covers and inside art for The New York Review of Books; will continue to do so for the next two years. Resumes contributions to Grand Street: the Winter 1994 issue has an ST cover and portfolio of 13 drawings from the 1970s and 1980s; the Spring 1995 issue has two sketches of Las Vegas.