Thursday, March 30, 2017

Jack Ziegler 1942-2017

Jack Ziegler, born in Brooklyn, NY on July 13, 1942 has died in Kansas City on March 29.
He had been contributing to The New Yorker since February of 1974 where he published well over a thousand cartoons and one cover.

Turkish Artist Zehra Doğan Sentenced to Prison for Painting of Kurdish Town Attack

From Humorgrafe.

Turkish-Kurdish painter and journalist Zehra Doğan has been sentenced to 2 years, 9 months, and 22 days in prison for creating a painting which depicted the destruction caused by Turkish security forces in the Nusaybin district of Mardin province, a Kurdish region in Turkey.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Winners of the 19th PortoCartoon Festival 2017

From Museo Virtual do Cartoon.

Here are the winners of the 19th Festival PortoCartoon 2017, chosen among the 1 500 works submitted by more than 400 artists from 62 countries.

Monday, March 27, 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.

The twelfth instalment is a sketch of the Montreal Forum in the 1950s, from memory.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Bob Robertson dead at 71

From CBC News British Columbia.

Veteran Canadian comedian Bob Robertson has passed away in Nanaimo, B.C., last Sunday.

Robertson and business partner, Linda Cullen, had been called the funniest married couple in Canada after spending decades in the entertainment business together.

Friday, March 24, 2017

24th Alcalá International Exhibition of Arts of Humor

From Muestra Internacional de las Artes del Humor.

The General Foundation of the University of Alcalá, through the Instituto Quevedo del humor announces the 24th International Exhibition of Arts of Humor with “Donald Trump” as its' theme.