Vieira Da Cunha Antonio Bellisario

1896 – 1956 Cartoonist The Brazilian cartoonist was born in Cachoeiro do Itapemirin, Espirito Santo State, Brazil, in 1896. After some art classes, Antonio Vieira went to Rio in 1912.  In the same year, his first cartoon was published in the Rio newspaper “Correio da Noite”. He specialized in caricatures of famous figures of art, […]

Sempe Jean-Jacques

Cartoonist, illustrator Illustrator Jean-Jacques Sempe, also known as «Sempe», today best known for his illustrations for the series of children’s books “Le Petit Nicolas” (“Little Nicolas”) “Little Nicolas”, a national treasure of France, did not immediately find success when it was first published in 1959. Today, books depicting an idealized vision of childhood in 1950s […]

Ungerman Arne

Cartoonist, illustrator Arne Ungerman grew up in Odense in the family of a police commissioner. In 1930, he was hired in the advertising department of the newspaper “Politiken”. Otherwise, he supplied drawings to several humorous magazines and worked with posters. He became known as one of the best Danish illustrators thanks to drawings for several […]

Vallès i Torner Josep Maria

1947 Cartoonist, comic artist, editor editorial coordinator associated with publications such as Por Favor, Muchas gracias, Hermano Lobo, El Papus, El Víbora, TMEO or Makoki. Valles has also participated in several cinematic productions. He entered the world of cinema in the late 1960s, creating a film club and working on several short films by Francesc […]

Vanderbeek Stan

Film director, cartoonist Vanderbeek studied art and architecture at Cooper Union in Manhattan, and then moved to Black Mountain College in North Carolina, where he met polymath Buckminster Fuller, composer John Cage and choreographer Merce Cunningham. Starting in 1949, he took two semesters of photography courses with Hazel Larsen Archer at the institution. In the […]

Walker William Henry

Cartoonist, satirist, landscape, portrait painter Born in in Pittstown (later renamed Pittston), Pennsylvania, the son of Orcelia A. Barnes (1840-1916) and Ira Taylor Walker (1838-1921).  Attended the University of Kentucky (1888) and the University of Rochester (B. S., 1891), and was a member of the fraternity Psi Upsilon.  He did his artistic training at the […]

Watkins Dudley

Cartoonist, illustrator He is best known for his characters Oor Wullie and The Broons; comics featuring them have appeared in the Scottish newspaper The Sunday Post since 1936, along with annual collections. Watkins has also illustrated comics such as The Beano, The Dandy, The Beezer and Topper, as well as illustrated Christian stories. Watkins was […]

White Unk (Cecil John)

Cartoonist 1900 – 1986 Unk White was an Australian cartoonist, illustrator and painter, known under the penname Unk White. Born in Auckland, New Zealand, he came to Sydney in 1922 with the artists Joe and Guy Lynch. He became a well known member of the bohemian art scene, and contributed regularly to magazines like the Melbourne Punch, The Bulletin, Smith’s […]

Whitman Bert

Cartoonist  1908 – 1990 Bert Whitman original cartoon artwork. Bert Whitman was born a self taught artist, He worked for the Los Angeles Times at age 16 and drew for the Detroit Mirror from 1929 until 1932. In 1937, he was on the staff of the Cincinnati Enquirer. Following his time at the Miami Herald from 1948 to 1952, Whitman began working as […]

Xu Xiao

Illustrator, cartoonist Xiao Xu was born in Chongqing in 1983. He lives and works in Beijing. XiaOxu’s paintings use traditional materials (brush, ink and paper) and the understandable language of nature (stones, fog, water) of classical times, imbued with an atmosphere of mystery, dreams and fantasy. His works are characterized by dark shades, stray unexpected […]

H. Gombrich, (with Ernst Kris) The Principles of Caricature, British Journal of Medical Psychology, Vol. 17, 1938, pp.319-42 [Trapp no.1938A.1]

CLASSICAL or academic psychology, though concerned in large measure with perception and sensation, fields that are familiar ground to the artist, added comparatively little to our understanding of art (as indeed it added comparatively little to the historical and social sciences). At first this is rather surprising, but it becomes comprehensible when we remember that […]

Bayram Hajizadeh

At the beginning of the XX century, in Azerbaijan where the capitalism was developing rapidly, there was very fertile condition for the formation of the cartoon as an independent genre. The region, in which the interests of big countries were conflicted, the development of nation’s national and cultural consciousness, formation of strong bourgeois class, injustice, […]

Mogensen Jorgen

Cartoonist, comic artist, lithographer, sculptor Mogensen. Jorgen, Danish cartoonist, lithographic artist and sculptor born in Hillerod. Denmark, in 1922. Оrgen Mogensen. married to cartoonist Gerda Nystad. He is one of Europe’s most intelligent cartoonists, although his specialty today is the comic strip. He made his debut, as did so many other cartoonists of his generation, […]

Latuff Carlos

Cartoonist Carlos Latuff Born November 30, 1968, in Rio de Janeiro. He is a Brazilian freelance political cartoonist. His works deal with an array of themes, including anti-Zionism, anti-globalization, anti-capitalism, and anti-U.S. military intervention. He is best known for his images depicting the Israeli–Palestinian conflict and the Arab Spring events. Some of Latuff’s cartoons comparing […]

Léandre Charles

Cartoonist, caricaturist, painter, illustrator Born 22 July 1862. French caricaturist and painter, was born at Champsecret (Orne), and studied painting under Émile Bin and Alexandre Cabanel. From 1887 he figured among the exhibitors of the Salon, where he showed numerous portraits and genre pictures, but his popular fame is due to his comic drawings and […]