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 Political Cartoon Gallery celebrates 50 years of cartoons in The Daily Telegraph with a new exhibition. Featuring original work by Daily Telegraph cartoonists from Nick Garland to Matt, Richard Cole, John Jensen, Patrick Blower, Christian Adams and Bob Moran and covers British politics from Harold Wilson to David Cameron. ‘On the Right lines – Celebrating 50 years of cartoons […]
The Political Cartoon Gallery and Café has recently reopened in London offering the widest selection of original cartoons for sale in the United Kingdom and indeed the world.
Gerald Scarfe’s satirical depictions of Margaret Thatcher are the subject of an exhibition at The Bowes Museum, opening this month. This previously un-exhibited body of work spans a 22 year period and illustrates the turbulent career of one of the most significant political figures of recent times. These illustrations chart the Iron Lady’s time as […]
Edited By Tim Benson Publisher: Scribe ISBN: 9781922247643 The year, again, seems to slip past swiftly, but twelve months is a long time and it’s easy to forget those individual incidents that punctuate each day’s news. Fortunately, that’s a good thing, because each page of The Best Of Britain’s Political Cartoons offers a snapshot into […]
The 2014 edition of The Best of Britain’s Political Cartoons has just been released and once again it’s a comprehensive and hilarious look at the last 12 months of British life — including local misfortunes with our party leaders, UKIP, and the floods, and foreign travails in the Ukraine, Syria, Iraq, and Gaza. The Best […]