Owzat! Instant cartoon

The hacks at the Daily Telegraph sports department have been taking on the art of the cartoon after a row over image rights deprived them of photography from the current test match series between England and India. In a splendid example of making a spectacle when delivered of a googly, the journalists drew the action […]

Big drawings from The Big Draw

To spare you lots of pictures of cartoonists bending over tables and displaying their bald spots – with the exception of the Big Girls Drawers team, of course! – we present a selection of details from the seven banners in the Battle of the Cartoonists in the V&A’s Raphael Room. The Private Eye team, captained […]

Rowson works go under the hammer

Bloghorn attended a charity auction at the Martin Rowson exhibition Creations in Bad Faith on Tuesday (June 8). The exhibition features artwork from New Humanist magazine, which is published by the Rationalist Association. Many items were sold for quite impressive sums, with the artwork for Rowson’s meeting of Richard Dawkins and God, above, and for […]

Alex's thoughts turn to love

An exhibition entitled Alex in Love opens today at the Last Tuesday Society in East London, and runs until June 18. Via a selection of comic strips from The Independent and The Daily Telegraph, from 1987 to the present day, Alex will divulge some of the wisdom and expertise he has acquired on the art […]

2010 Election cartoon round-up

Alex Hughes reports. You may have not noticed, but there’s been a general election in Britian recently. And a general election means it’s open season for the political cartoonists, so here Bloghorn presents a brief summary of the events of the last month or so in cartoon form, starting at the beginning of the election […]

Young Cartoonists of the Year to be announced

Voting has now taken place for the 2009 UK Young Cartoonist of the Year awards. The awards will be presented at the annual Cartoon Art Trust event in central London this evening. The awards are made in two categories, for artists under 18 and 30s years old, and were chosen from more than 200 submissions. […]

Cartoon Pick of the Week

Bloghorn spotted this great work during this week ending the 14th August 2009. One: Matt in the Daily Telegraph on US attacks on the NHS Two: Paul Thomas in the Daily Express on the stand-in Three: Tim Sanders in The Independent on Clinton in Korea The PCO: Great British cartoon talent Subscribe to The Foghorn […]

Cartoon Pick of the Week

Bloghorn spotted this great work during this week ending the 10th July 2009. One: Christian Adams in The Telegraph on the chase for the pink vote Two: Hector Breeze in The Spectator: “It is suggested that one reign for a bit without pay.” Three: And finally, Peter Brookes in The Times on trouble at No. […]

Cartoon Pick of the Week

Bloghorn spotted this great work during this week ending the 2nd July 2009. One: Jonathan Pugh in The Times on teacher re-training Two: Peattie and Taylor from Alex in the Daily Telegraph on forward thinking Three: …and Bloghorn‘s own Royston Robertson in the Readers Digest on student hijinks The PCO: Great British cartoon talent Subscribe […]