Monday, December 11, 2017

50 years of Aislin

Every Monday in 2017, the Montreal Gazette features an Aislin cartoon drawn over the past 50 years, with a backstory for each.

Serge Chapleau and Terry Mosher co-hosted Montreal’s Museum Day in 1999

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

I wish I'd drawn... (44)

... this cartoon by the Washington Post's Ann Telnaes.

After President Trump endorsed Senate candidate Roy Moore on Monday, the Republican National Committee flip-flopped and announced support for his Alabama campaign.


You can now buy the t-shirt on Amazon.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Graphic designer Ivan Chermayeff dies at 85

From The Architects Newspaper.

A range of logos produced by Ivan Chermayeff’s agency, Chermayeff & Geismar
(Courtesy History of Graphic Design)

Ivan Chermayeff, one of the founders of the modern profession of graphic design, passed away on December 3 at age 85. 

Born in London to design royalty, his father Serge was a Russian-born industrial designer, author, and architect of the De La Warr Pavilion (with Erich Mendelsohn).

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Sexual harassment scandals in cartoons

Michael Cavna in The Washington Post.

Nate Beeler, The Columbus Dispatch

Since the unmasking of Harvey Weinstein, the names of other celebrities accused of sexual misconduct have followed with the regularity of a drumbeat growing louder.

November brought forth such entertainment and media celebrities as Charlie Rose and Louis C.K., and the month ends with a flurry of such figures as Matt Lauer, Garrison Keillor, Russell Simmons...

Thursday, November 30, 2017

A case of "déjà vu"

I came upon this cartoon by Bob Matson a few days ago but had a strange feeling of having seen it before.

Then it hit me:

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

It's a Dog's Life

From Riber Hansson's Facebook page.

Salvador Dali

Swedish cartoonist Riber Hansson announced last week that this year’s December drawing for the magazine Hundsport, where he has worked for 25 years, was unfortunately the last.

Here is a selection of "artists painting dogs" published in their pages: