Tag : Claude Monet

Everybody Dance Now

Everybody Dance Now

First published in The Guardian, 28 November, 2012. This cartoon was amazingly topical at the time but as events fade into the distance I realise it could benefit from an explanation.   Background:  The Gangnam Style video, by the South Korean singer Psy, is the most viewed in the history of Youtube.   The song and its video spawned many parodies. […]

Edouard Manet

Edouard Manet

First published in guardian.co.uk on 6 February 2013   Edouard Manet and Claude Monet having a chat. There is a nice link between the two paintings Manet is working on in the cartoon. Both – Olympia and The Luncheon on the Grass – were painted in 1863 and both feature the same model, Victorine Meurent. So yes, this is […]