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Make Love Not War or We'll Kill You - John Jensen

‘Make Love Not War Or We’ll Kill You’ Prague Spring 1968 in Cartoons

Fifty years since the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia quashed the Prague Spring, a new exhibition called ‘MAKE LOVE NOT WAR OR WE’LL KILL YOU’ at Czech Centre London looks at how thirteen cartoonists in the Czech and British press interpreted the politics of the time through satire in over forty political cartoons. The dramatic events […]

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The Power Pack of Ken Reid

The Power of Ken Reid

Ken Reid is rightly regarded as one of the greatest and most inventive British comic artists ever! His work spanned from the 1930s until his untimely passing in 1987. Along the way he co created classic characters such as Roger the Dodger, Jonah and Faceache in many publications from The Beano and Dandy to Buster […]

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Asterix, Obelix and Dogmatix

Asterix in Britain!

Asterix in Britain: Life and Work of René Goscinny Jewish Museum London presents a major retrospective exhibition on the life and work of René Goscinny (1926-1977), the ingenious writer of beloved comics such as Astérix and Lucky Luke, an artist who revolutionised the genre and dissolved the divide between learned and popular culture. Over 100 items […]

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The Turn of Women Artists

THE TURN OF WOMEN ARTISTS 1837 – 2018 Despite their contribution, women artists have forever been under represented. The founders of the Royal Academy in 1768 counted two women among their number, Angelica Kauffman (1741-1807) and Mary Moser (1744-1819). After the death of Mary Moser, no woman was then elected a full Academician until Dame […]

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