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Invisible art cartoon © Bill Stott
Invisible Art cartoons © Bill Stott @ procartoonists.org

Invisible art cartoon by Bill Stott

You may have, er, seen features and reviews in the media about the Invisible Art exhibition at the Hayward Gallery in London.

The cartoonist and Procartoonists.org member Bill Stott was so amused by the concept that he fired off a batch of gags to the South Bank gallery, despite the fact that, bar the odd show by surely-he-is-a-cartoonist-really David Shrigley, it is not generally known as an exhibitor of cartoons.

But credit is due to the Hayward, it has put them on its blog and described them as “One of our favourite responses to the ‘Invisible’ exhibition”. Could this be the start of the neglected art of cartooning making in-roads into a “proper” art gallery. Perhaps, though we note with interest that the site refers to Bill as a “painter” rather than a cartoonist …

Click here to see all of the cartoons.

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