Monday, November 26, 2018

“Cabinet of Horrors,” Exhibition by Robbie Conald

From The New Yorker.

Not long ago, Donald Trump acquired a reproduction of a painting that appears on postcards in gift shops around the capital, depicting a younger, more slender version of himself, with an I-date-models grin, drinking Diet Coke at a private club with Abraham Lincoln, Richard Nixon, and a bunch of other Republican Presidents. I

Thursday, November 22, 2018

A Martyn Turner Exhibition

The Irish Times presents "The Times We Live In", an exhibition of the work of their star cartoonist Martyn Turner.

The Times We Live In
November 29 to December 7
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
CHQ Custom House Quay, Dublin, D01 T6K4, Ireland
+ 353 (0) 1 906 0861

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018

Stan Lee Remembered

Ted Anthony for The Associated Press.

It became easy, in recent years, to dismiss him as the wisecracking grandpa of the American comic book, a past-his-prime gimmick who cameoed alongside Earth’s angstiest superheroes in the high-grossing Marvel blockbusters of the past decade.

But Stan Lee, who died Monday, was far more than that. It’s no stretch to say that he helped redraw the world of American fiction. And he certainly made sure everyone knew it.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Drawings in a Dangerous Time

From Facebook.

Cartoon by Christian Hovden Bloom

Norwegian and Canadian cartoonists share their visions of Donald Trump, Climate change, recent elections and much more!.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Jeff Koons Found Guilty of Plagiarism

From artnetNews.

Fait d’Hiver by US artist Jeff Koons at Christie’s auction house is seen before going on sale for an estimated $4-6 million in New York on November 12, 2007. Photo by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images.

Jeff Koons is found guilty of plagiarism in Paris and ordered to pay $168,000 to the creator of an ad he appropriated

A French adman claims victory in his legal battle with the US artist over a surreal campaign featuring a rescue pig and freezing model.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018

Ralph Steadman on Trump, Hunter S.Thompson and Brexit

From The Guardian.

Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

The outspoken gonzo illustrator talks about his friendship with Hunter S Thompson, his thoughts on the state of politics and shares an exclusive Brexit poem.

In 1970, the Welsh illustrator Ralph Steadman landed in Louisville to cover the Kentucky Derby for Scanlan’s Monthly, and was picked up by Hunter S Thompson in a red convertible.