Tag Archives: Peter Van Dongen

Indomania

Monday next de Melkweg in Amsterdam is organizing the fourth edition of Indomania, an arts and music festival, focusing on the Indonesian heritage in contemporary Dutch culture.  Cartoonist and illustrator Peter Van Dongen did a poster.  Neat !  

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Season’s greetings from Peter Van Dongen

Dutch clear line wizard Peter Van Dongen recentely posted this beautiful illustration on his Facebook page.   When I asked whether I could post it here, he gave me this background on the image : The illustration was created for … Continue reading

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Karel au Pays des Soviets

  Klare Lijn virtuoso and very nice guy in general Peter Van Dongen paraphrases the classic cover to Hergé’s Tintin Au Pays Des Soviets in this illustration for the Dutch daily NRC Handelsblad‘s books section.  The article was a review … Continue reading

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Van Dongen in NRC

Peter Van Dongen, mentioned before, did this incredible portrait of Dutch poet Remco Campert for the NRC-Handelsblad issue of november, 11. (thanks, mom)

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Tintin a la Van Dongen

I wrote about Peter Van Dongen before, during my 40 years anniversary blogging marathon, and I consider him to be one of the finest examples of true Ligne Claire cartooning around, period. His grasp of the visual language that was … Continue reading

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40 Part 10 – Peter Van Dongen

I had the honor of spending an evening with Peter Van Dongen, creator of Rampokan and acclaimed “ligne claire” illustrator. Not only did he turn out to be an incredible sketcher (you should have seen what he drew in the … Continue reading

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