Tag : Roy Lichtenstein

Call the cops. He copied!

Call the cops. He copied!

First published in The Guardian, 15 October, 2014. “The closer my work is to the original, the more threatening and critical the content. However, my work is entirely transformed in that my purpose and perception are entirely different. I think my paintings are critically transformed, but it would be difficult to prove it by any […]

Alain again – de Botton 2

Alain again – de Botton 2

First published in The Guardian, 25 June 2014.   I know, I know – fart jokes are an incredibly subtle form of humour and this one will have wafted over the heads of less perceptive readers. I have learnt my lesson and will dumb it down in future. I don’t want to spend my life […]

Better to have flown and lost than never to have flown at all

Better to have flown and lost than never to have flown at all

First published in The Guardian.com, 8 January 2014. I drew this cartoon (drew? wrote? created? I never know which verb to use about making cartoons. Yes they are drawn but for me the idea is the most important thing so lots of writing is involved and…Hang on – should I even say verb there? Perhaps I should say past […]

Roy Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein

There’s an exhibition here in London on Ice Age art at the incomparable British Museum. There was also, at the time of the cartoon’s publication, a retrospective of Roy Lichtenstein at Tate Modern. The two must have coalesced in my mind as I was trying to come up with ideas. This cartoon is obviously a take […]

David Hockney photo album, page 3

David Hockney photo album, page 3

First published in guardian.co.uk on 9 May 2012

Roy Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein

First Published 14th Sep 2011