Monthly Archives: January 2014

Who?

Who?

First published in www.theguardian.com on 20 November 2013 I like Banksy. His graffiti is always witty and he has conjured up  quite an unlikely, successful career. I’m not sure why it took so long to do a cartoon on him but it was his recent month long sojourn in New York City that prompted me to act.    Initially I decided […]

Revolting

Revolting

First published in The Guardian online, 6 November 2013 This cartoon makes use of Jean-Francois Millet’s The Gleaners and Jean-Honore Fragonard’s The Swing. The two paintings embody such perfectly opposing values – peasants/aristocracy, work/play, poverty/wealth, hard life/frivolity, barren earth/lush vegetation, etc – that they begged to be put together. The trick was to give them a context […]