Tuesday, September 24, 2019

"Making Faces: Portraits by John Kascht"

From Cartoon Art Museum.

The Cartoon Art Museum is proud to present Making Faces: Portraits by John Kascht, a retrospective featuring more than 60 original portraits by one of America’s most incisive and celebrated caricature artists.

This exhibition of Kascht’s work features highlights personally selected by the artist spanning thirty years of his career, and features an array of the most famous actors, entertainers, and politicians from the past three decades.

Sammy Davis Jr., The Hartford Courant

John Kascht's art has been the subject of documentary segments for the Smithsonian, public television, and the Discovery Channel. 

Conan O'Brian, Smithsonian Online

Two dozen of his works are in the collection of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

The Smithsonian lauds Kascht as “a keen and insightful observer of human nature who forces us to look at our public figure with new eyes.” 

Toni Morrison, Talk

Kascht's satirical drawings have appeared on book covers, billboards, Broadway marquees and more than a few cocktail napkins. 

Michael Richards, TV Guide

His clients include The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, Esquire, GQ, Time, Newsweek, New York Magazine, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, LIFE, The Los Angeles Times, Golf Digest, Forbes, TV Guide, The Village Voice, The New York Observer, The Chicago Tribune, Reader’s Digest, W, Vibe, Oprah, Glamour, US News and World Report, and MAD magazine.

Martin Scorcese, Rolling Stone

In recent years Kascht has produced multimedia features for websites and digital publications, adding another dimension to his trademark examinations of political and celebrity culture.

Making Faces: Portraits by John Kascht 
September 14, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Cartoon Art Museum 
781 Beach Street
San Francisco, CA 94109 


The exhibition is currently at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.

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