Kallas Olimar

Tallinn, Estonia

Cartoonist, illustrator

Was born in 1929.
Free artist-cartoonist.
Draws cartoons since 1954.
Since the revival of the magazine “Picker” (Thunderer) (1957) has been its regular author.
In his works is constantly beating bureaucracy and moral vices.
Also there is pain in his heart for such global problems as the danger of war and pollution of the environment.
He prefers humor, because he believes that a healthy mind is where the healthy laughter is.
He published two collections of cartoons: “Acquaintance” (1965) and “Such is life” (1974), as well as a series of comic books for children.
His cartoons are printed in the collections “We Have Away Picker”, “The Laughter and the Sin”, “Beauty Salon”, “Birken Berstein Blauez Meer”, “Handicap”, and also in the catalogs of the shows “Do not Joke About the Winners!” And “What’s so funny?”, in the album “Sixteen Authors”, etc. Participated in exhibitions in Riga, Vilnius, Leningrad, Lviv, Odessa, Baku, Yerevan, Gabrovo, Skopje.
Illustrated more than 30 serious and funny books and reference books, but still had not lost faith in the joke.

A series of “Masters of the Soviet cartoon” ed. Soviet Artist 1989


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