Fishing for Buoys, an exhibition by the Procartoonists.org member Cathy Simpson opens in St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, on 5 August. The exhibition is at the Gill gallery, 55 King’s Road, until 24 August. The gallery is open Monday-Friday 10am-4pm, except Wednesday 10am-1pm. A “meet the artist” private view will be held on Saturday 10 August, 10am-1pm.
A major retrospective on the work of Ralph Steadman to mark the acclaimed cartoonist’s 77th birthday on 15 May opens at the Cartoon Museum in London tomorrow (1 May). Steadman @ 77 will feature more than 100 original artworks and span the full range of his work including his first Punch cartoon, from 1956, and […]
The cartoonists Peter Brookes, Matt Pritchett and Procartoonists.org member Jonathan Cusick, above, feature in The Illustrators, the annual winter show held at the Chris Beetles Gallery in St James’s, London. Featuring 800 works from across three centuries, this year’s exhibition marks the bicentenaries of the births of both Charles Dickens and Edward Lear, with drawings and watercolours by […]
An exhibition called One Hundred and One Cartoonists is at the Cartoon Museum in London from Thursday 3 November. It features cartoons, comics and caricatures from the collection of Luke Gertler, who has been collecting original cartoon artwork for more than 50 years. On display will be works by H.M. Bateman, Max Beerbohm, Giles, David […]
Almost as long as Doctor Who has been on — and off — our TV screens he has also been seen in his comics incarnation. The world’s longest running sci-fi series began in late 1963 and the Doctor first appeared in cartoon form in TV Comic in the following year. A new exhibition, Doctor Who […]
We can report that the cartoon exhibition organised by the PCO for this year’s Henley Royal Regatta was a big success. Many revellers mentioned how much they enjoyed the themed cartoons, which where shown alongside a more traditional display of rowing paintings and prints. Around a third of the cartoons on show were sold. Clive […]
Parts of the Government Art Collection are on show together in public for the first time, at the Whitechapel Gallery, London. And it seems some cartoons have snuck in by the back door. It’s free to get in — which is only fair as we taxpayers effectively own all the artworks on show – so […]
Sometimes a cartoonist becomes inextricably likned with a particular topic and for Gerard Hoffnung it was music. A tuba player himself, Hoffnung (1925-1959) made music the central subject of his work. He was born in Berlin, but Hoffnung’s family moved to London to escape the Nazis in 1939. Though he died only 20 years later, […]
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.