Joking for Gold an exhibition of cartoons about the Olympics from Carl Giles is one of the key events at this year’s cartoon festival. The special one-off exhibit of work from to 1948 to 1998 is made possible by the support of the national Cartoon Archive at the University of Kent and following tradition, the […]
Here is another selection of cartoon previews from the Personal Bests exhibition, one of the headline events at this year’s Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival which starts on Thursday (April 14). Come back to Bloghorn for coverage of the festival as it happens, or follow the hashtag #shrews11 on Twitter.
The Chris Beetles Gallery of St James’s, London, is taking its collection of cartoons up the A1 to Nunnington Hall, near York, for a selling exhibition entitled Three Centuries of Cartoon Art which opens tomorrow (April 12). Cartoon art spanning the ages will be on view, starting with Thomas Rowlandson from the 18th century, through […]
Cartoon previews from the Personal Bests exhibition, one of the headline events at this year’s Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival which opens next week. An exhibition of Carl Giles cartoons has also opened at the town museum.
There’s no doubt that the news media is undergoing something of a traumatic transitional phase, as the move towards digital continues. But the people who make the cartoons that go with the news appear to have it even worse, particularly in America. As The Economist has noted, those at the forefront of news and comment […]
We will be publishing artwork submitted for exhibition at this year’s cartoon festival in the run up to the main weekend on April 16th and 17th. This year’s events have an Olympian theme and the show Personal Bests will be highlighting some of the cartoonists responses to this challenge. For those local to the town, […]