Tag Archives: Serge Baeken

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

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Red Rum Orchestra on Spotify

Wilt, the 2016 album by Belgium’s finest lo-fi psychedelic countryrockers Red Rum Orchestra, is now on Spotify. That should be reason enough for a post. However, let’s just say that it also provides us with a nice opportunity to showcase … Continue reading

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Parodying the parody

In January of this year Belgian painter Luc Tuymans lost a court case filed against him by photographer Katrijn Van Giel who claimed that for his painting A Belgian Politician, Tuymans had simply copied one of her photographs of Belgian … Continue reading

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Baeken lights the book signal

Every year in November the Boekenbeurs, the biggest book fair in the Dutch-speaking part of the world, is held in Antwerp. For this year’s edition, the organisers commissioned a poster and a general brand image from Flemish illustrator and cartoonist … Continue reading

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Dress Up Your Bowie With Baeken

When David Bowie announced a new album after ten years of silence, a feeding frenzy broke out among the presserati.  Flemish daily De Morgen this weekend contributed to the looking-back-and-looking-forward action with an article about Bowie’s outfits throughout his carreer … Continue reading

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Baeken in Lambiek

Flemish illustrator and cartoonist Serge Baeken will be signing his work in the legendary comics store Lambiek in Amsterdam.  And so, he drew himself signing, well, in Lambiek. (artwork © Serge Baeken, from his Facebook page)

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Serge Baeken celebrates the new year.

Have a good one yourself, Serge !

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Serge Baeken says it all

I promised I wouldn’t post anything anymore about the US election earlier this month, but this illustration by Flemish cartoonist Serge Baeken for the daily De Tijd (November 6) says it all : OK, so Obama won – now what … Continue reading

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Spinvis cartooned

At last year’s Turnhout comics festival, Dutch singer-songwriter Spinvis performed on stage with a real pantheon of Dutch and Belgian comics artists. On the video, you hear Nagemaakte Gek (Counterfeit Crazy), with artistic support by Hanco Kolk. It wasn’t the … Continue reading

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It’s raining music everywhere

Prince gave away his latest CD for free with UK newspaper Mail On Sunday, while Thom Yorke’s Radiohead are selling their latest via their website only for as much as you care to pay for it. To say that the … Continue reading

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