Category Archives: Illustration

The Guradian is 020 years old!

The Guardian, the UK’s (and the world’s) record of conscience, celebrates its 200th anniversary, and who could better encapsulate its stance, values and very peculiar relationship with its readers (and non-readers) than long-time contributor Posy Simmonds? She even included Guardian … Continue reading

Posted in Illustration | Tagged | Leave a comment

The future of the New Yorker cover is safe

In addition to being an amazingly cool visual artist, cartoonist and designer (and having an equally talented brother), Tomer Hanuka also teaches at the New York School of Visual Arts. As befits a good teacher, he gives his students assignments … Continue reading

Posted in Illustration | Tagged | Leave a comment

Jeroom gladly gives you a headache

Flemish cartoonist and humorist Jeroom was able to add something totally different to his oeuvre when he unveiled the BMW racing car for which he designed the wrapping. Partly as a hommage to earlier designers of BMW art cars like … Continue reading

Posted in Illustration | Tagged | Leave a comment

Vandenbroucke for Variety

While promoting his new book, Shady (his first one in eight years), Flemish painter and cartoonist Brecht Vandenbroucke also noted that in the past year he did a job for Variety Magazine, illustrating an article on the effect of the … Continue reading

Posted in Comics, Illustration | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Let the lambs loose!

Happy easter!

Posted in Comics, Illustration | Leave a comment

Subtlety hits hard

Compared to some of his previous ones, the latest New Yorker cover by regular contributor R. Kikuo Johnson may more subtle and subdued, but it also proves to be more poignant than ever. By simply isolating an Asian woman and … Continue reading

Posted in Illustration | Tagged , | 1 Comment

The Brusseler, peike!

With The Brusseler (probably prononounced more like The Brusselair, I guess), the Brussels Maison de L’Image wants to pay tribute to the iconic covers of the equally iconic magazine, The New Yorker, by bringing together Belgian and international artists and illustrators … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Comics, Illustration | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A winter like no other

It takes a special kind of cartoonist to combine record levels of snow with a general advice to keep wearing masks to battle the spread of Covid-19 and the hint of hope that vaccination may provide, presented with a bright, … Continue reading

Posted in Comics, Illustration | Tagged | Leave a comment

Benoit in the New Yorker

I’m not much of a patriot, I’m afraid. My guess is that I’ll give a half-baked whoop when one of my fellow countrymen and -women excels like somebody from Chicago would when somebody else from the windy city makes it … Continue reading

Posted in Illustration | Tagged | 2 Comments

Tomine on Rememberance Day

February 19 is the day that the Japanese community in the United States remembers the forced removal and incarceration of over 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry in the United States during World War. On that occasion, Adrian Tomine and the … Continue reading

Posted in Illustration | Tagged | Leave a comment