Thursday, June 30, 2011

Le Canard enchainé (3)

An article published on March 9th in Der Spiegel:

French President Nicolas Sarkozy enjoying an article in Le Canard enchaîné with cabinet member Roselyne Bachelot. This photo is from 2002, but the weekly remains mandatory reading for French political classes.

Le Canard enchaîné (2)

A selection of Pétillon and Cabu cartoons published in Le Canard:

Sarko and the massacres in Libya: "I no longer recognize the Gadhafi that I welcomed in Paris." 

Le Canard enchaîné (1)

A very interesting profile of the French satirical weekly Le Canard enchaîné from The Irish Times:

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Monday, June 27, 2011

I wish I'd drawn...(4)

...this wonderful cartoon by Peter Schrank:
Here are a few more cartoons from the website of The Independent's Sunday editorial cartoonist:

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Saturday, June 25, 2011

I wish I'd drawn...(3)

A welcome new feature in the Saturday edition of The Globe & Mail is the "News Quiz" illustrated by cartoonist Tony Jenkins.

Answer: When a rival newspaper revealed that a Murdoch tabloid had hacked into the phone of a murdered British teenager.
Here are a few others:

My Hall of Fame (4): Ralph Steadman

The New Statesman, March 7, 1980

Thursday, June 23, 2011

"Freedom in Broad Strokes" Exhibition (Constitution Square)

The traveling exhibition makes a stop at Constitution Square, 350 Albert St., Ottawa from June 21 to 28th.

The Racist is the Other (Russian version)

And while we're at it, here is the version of my cartoon that was used in Russia!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

The Racist is the Other (Greek and Turkish version)

This is the version used in Cyprus:

The Racist is the Other

A drawing I did several years ago ("le raciste, c'est l'autre...") was translated into English and used for the European Action Week Against Racism last March.

Here is the original version:

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Cartoon of the week (4)

Viewed 116 times on Twitpic:

Riots erupt after Vancouver Canucks lose to the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup finals.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

"Freedom of Expression in Broad Strokes" Exhibition (Touring Schedule)

The exhibition, once dismantled, fits into eight of these boxes.
Here is the "Freedom of Expression in Broad Strokes" exhibition touring schedule for the next few months:
Ottawa ON, June 20-28, 2011, Constitution Square, 350 Albert St.
Aurora ON, July 9-August 14, 2011, Aurora Cultural Centre.
Stratford PEI, August 18-September 14, 2011, Stratford Recreation Office.
Moose Jaw SK, September 19-October 7, 2011, Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery.
Wetaskiwin AB, October 10-20, 2011, Westakiwin Library.
Québec QC, October 25-November 20, 2011, Musée de la civilisation du Québec.
Toronto ON, November 23-25, 2011, Fairmont Royal York Hotel.
Orleans ON, January 2-19, 2012, Shenkman Arts Centre.
Vaughan ON, February 26-March 3, 2012, Vaughan Public Librairies.
Saint John NB, March 7-28, 2012, Millennium Artplace.
Thunder Bay ON, April-May 2012, Thunder Bay Art Gallery.

Saskatoon SK, May 17 - August 28, 2012, Diefenbaker Canada Centre.

Calgary AB, August 31-September 21, 2012, Calgary City Hall.

Oshawa ON, September 25-October 1, 2012, Robert McLaughlin Gallery.
Fort McMurray AB, October 3 -26, 2012, MacDonald Island Park.
Hobbema AB, November 2 -December 5, 2012, Ermineskin Elementary School.
Winnipeg MB, December 10, 11 & 12, 2012, University of Winnipeg.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

My Hall of Fame (1): Sempé

16 white cassis, 11 pastis, 7 mints with water, 11 Claquesin, 3 cognacs, 1 Schweppes, 13 beers, 6 bocks, 23 Martini, 9 vermouths, 5 armagnacs, 1 Suze, 1 pressed lime, 2 orangina, 7 Dubonnet and one bottled water with lime...
(Signs read "All for Unity")

Monday, June 13, 2011

Cartoon of the week (3)

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Auditor General Sheila Fraser slams then Industry Minister Tony Clement for $50M in project funds distributed in his riding, without civil service oversight, during last year's G8 Summit in Muskoka.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

"The Someday Funnies"

I've just signed the contract for my participation in the long awaited opus compiled by Michel Choquette of National Lampoon fame.
Slated for publication by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. this fall, The Someday Funnies will feature original work by such luminaries as Sergio Aragones, R.O. Blechman, Vaughn Bodé, William Burroughs, Guido Buzzelli, Guido Crepax, Will Eisner, Randall Enos, Federico Fellini, ffolkesJean-Claude Forest, Robert Gigi, Jean Giraud, René Goscinny, Bill Griffith, J.B. Handelsman, Sean Kelly, Jack Kirby, Harvey Kurtzman, Derek Lamb, Patrice Leconte, Bobby London, Stan Mack, Don Martin, Ever Meulen, Morris, Nicoulaud, Picha, Trina Robbins, Charles Rodrigues, Arnold Roth, Art Spiegelman, Ralph Steadman, Joost Swarte, Bill Tidy, Roland Topor, Penelope Tree, Uderzo, Willem, Gahan Wilson, Tom Wolfe, Wally Wood and Frank Zappa!

Find out more in this article published 2 years ago in Maclean's.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011


Not many good caricatures of Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Google. These two stand out:

Morchoisne from Ces légumes qui nous gouvernent

Jean-Marc Borot

On the other hand, there's an excellent one in L'Almanach du dessin de presse 2011:

Monday, June 6, 2011

Cartooning for Japan (2)

A “Cartooning For Japan” exhibition, organised by the Japanese cartoonist No-rio, was opened last weekend in a department store in Hirosaki, in northern Japan. Exhibitions in Sendai (where the tsunami hit) as well as Tokyo are also planned.
Here is a small selection of the 300 drawings submitted by 76 cartoonists from 33 different countries:

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Tom Bachtell discusses his work and techniques

New Yorker Talk of the Town caricaturist Tom Bachtell discusses his work and techniques.
A few New Yorker caricatures on his website:

Cartoon of the week (2)

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Governor General David Johnston's first Speech from the Throne is interrupted by sign held up in Parliament by page Brigette DePape.