Away from the Herne Bay Cartoon Festival proper was the exhibition improper ‘Contains Male Nudity’ which is still running at One New Street Gallery. PCO’s intrepid senior staff photographer Kasia Kowalska was at the ‘Privates View’ to cover events as they unfolded. Readers are warned that some of the following content may be of an adult nature. […]
An exhibition where the nudes splayed on the gallery walls are male for a change! Cartoon by © Jeremy Banx The show is made up of art and cartoons. For the most part it’s figure painting, sculpture and drawings, but as in previous years’ exhibitions there will be a room given over to theme-related […]
The Hey Wayne! cartoon art show opens this weekend at the Richard Goodall Gallery in Manchester. Enjoy a sneak preview of three of the contributing artists at their Procartoonists portfolios which you can find, here, here and here. Chris Madden, Bill Stott and Tony Husband will be joined by Bill Tidy, about whom you may learn […]
Bill Stott continues to put the case for better art education in schools. You can read part one here. Of course, Michael Gove could be a keen and knowledgeable student of the arts – first in line when there’s something new at Tate Modern, burning his thumbs on disposable cigarette lighters at Glastonbury, and clamouring […]
Bill Stott writes: Remember your school reports? They become ingrained. Like your first snog. Mine weren’t bad. English, history, art, even P.E. (he was a bully) were all good but then they fell into the maths abyss. That bit was never good. I really didn’t care how long it took six men with rubber teaspoons […]
Our wise old cartoonist Bill Stott contemplates the state of the, er, art. Interesting discussion on the Radio 4 Andrew Marr slot (19 November 2012) all about arts, arts funding, art in schools, and the new National Curriculum, which doesn’t include art and design as a compulsory subject. The artist Antony Gormley and others sang the […]
Our anthropomorphic Foghorn rallies with the Prime Minister.
Our anthropomorphic Foghorn tackles the big question…