Thursday, November 30, 2017

A case of "déjà vu"

I came upon this cartoon by Bob Matson a few days ago but had a strange feeling of having seen it before.

Then it hit me:

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

It's a Dog's Life

From Riber Hansson's Facebook page.

Salvador Dali

Swedish cartoonist Riber Hansson announced last week that this year’s December drawing for the magazine Hundsport, where he has worked for 25 years, was unfortunately the last.

Here is a selection of "artists painting dogs" published in their pages:

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Behind the Lines: Australia’s Best Political Cartoons of 2017

From the Museum of Australian Democracy website.

The Three Ring Circus by David Rowe

Australia has a rich tradition of political cartooning, nothing and no one is sacred, all politicians and policies may face the brute force of the cartoonist’s pen.

Behind the Lines: The Year’s Best Political Cartoons is an annual exhibition run by the museum bringing together a selection of the best works of the last year.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

British Political Cartoon of the Year Awards 2017 (Entries)

From Ellwood Afield.

Steve Bell, The Guardian

Internet users were invited to vote for their favourite British political cartoon of the year. The winners will be announced later today in London.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The American Bystander Blog

From the American Bystander blog.

Cartoon by John Cuneo.

Welcome to the blog of The American Bystander, the all-star print humor quarterly.  
We acknowledge the internet only grudgingly, but have decided to put down our buggywhips and create a cubbyhole online where we could stick a few pieces from each issue, and give our staff a place to publish timely stuff. Enjoy!

— The Editors. 

Saturday, November 18, 2017

"Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists"

From the Library of Congress.

Photo by Barbara Dale

Original works by women cartoonists and illustrators are featured in a new exhibition opening at the Library of Congress on Nov. 18.

Spanning the late 1800s to the present, “Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists” brings to light remarkable but little-known contributions made by North American women to these art forms.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Britain's Editorial Cartooning Boys' Club

Becky Morton in BBC News.

Illustration by Ella Bucknall

Why do the UK's national newspapers' full-time cartoonists never seem to be women?

Out of nearly 180 cartoons featured in last year's edition of Britain's Best Political Cartoons not one was drawn by a woman.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Saturday, November 11, 2017

World Press Cartoon 2015 (my cartoon)

I received the catalogue of the Caldas da Rainha 2017 World Press Cartoon competition.

My Escher parody was selected in the gag cartoon category:

Friday, November 10, 2017

Jim Morin Creates 2018 Miami Film Festival Poster

From Vimooz.

Miami Film Festival unveiled the 2018 Official Festival Poster created by Miami Herald and Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Jim Morin.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

KAL Wins 2017 Clifford K. and James T. Berryman Award

From National Press Foundation.

Kevin Kallaugher, cartoonist for The Baltimore Sun and The Economist, will receive the 2017 Clifford K. and James T. Berryman Award for Editorial Cartoons.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Cartoons & Cocktails with New Yorker cartoonists

From Gilt City.

New York’s new cutting-edge arts space presents an evening of laughs and libations at the Public Arts at the Public Hotel on the Lower East Side.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

"Gagged: an Exhibition of Cartoons About Censorship & Repression"

From Pro Cartoonists.

The Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation [UK] alongside Cartoonists’ Rights Network International and X Index bring the plight of persecuted cartoonists to the fore by presenting Gagged: an Exhibition of Cartoons About Censorship & Repression with works by cartoonists from around the world.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

International Campaign to free cartoonist Ramón Esono

The Professional Association of Illustrators Madrid

PEN International is extremely concerned over the detention of cartoonist Ramón Esono Ebalé, alias Jamon y Queso, who was arrested on September 16 in Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea.

He was initially questioned by security agents in relation to his cartoons that are critical of President Obiang and other government officials. 

Friday, November 3, 2017

"George Booth: A Cartoonist's Life" Exhibition

From the Society of Illustrators.

In the history of drawn cartoons the name George Booth brilliantly shines like an unshaded 60 watt (incandescent) light bulb hanging from a lone electrical cord.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

The AAEC 2017 Annual Convention

From the AAEC website.

Cartoon by Matt Davies

The 2017 Annual Convention of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, hosted by Matt Davies (Newsday) and AAEC President Ann Telnaes (Washinton Post) will be held November 1-4 at Hofstra University in Hempstead (Long Island), New York in conjonction with the Satire & the City: Political Cartoon & Satire Festival.