Kasia Kowalska writes: The annual Political Cartoon of the Year Awards, hosted by the Ellwood Atfield Gallery, in Smith Square, Westminster, were full to the brim with guests and cartoonists alike. You didn’t have to move far to rub shoulders with the elite of political cartooning in Britain today – most of the nominees, from Christian […]
Kasia Kowalska reports: Sitting across the table from me in The Betjeman Arms in St. Pancras, nursing a pint, is the four-time winner of the Political Cartoon of the Year award, The Independent’s Dave Brown. He will be defending his title against many other cartoonists this evening. His Rogues’ Gallery cartoon on the Leveson enquiry, […]
Eastbourne will be much more bracing when a gallery of salty and saucy imagery opens its doors this June. Tim Benson, who previously ran the Bloomsbury-based Political Cartoon Gallery, will reopen the gallery in premises in the East Sussex town this summer. Dr Benson plans to host regular exhibitions of cartoon art as well as […]
While on the theme of awards, congratulations to PCO member Martin Rowson who won the annual Political Cartoon Society’s Cartoonist of the Year award on Monday. You can explore Martin’s work at The Guardian, Tribune and The Morning Star. Dave Brown of the Independent won the prize for the individual drawing of the year.