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  • Meysam: The artist in exile

    Meysam: The artist in exile

    The pen is a recurrent motif of Meysam’s paintings and cartoons and it appears in different shapes and sizes. For him, it is not merely a symbol of liberty and freedom of expression he jealously guards, but also a weapon with which he wants to fight injustice.

    December 29, 2018
  • When humour hurts or shouldn’t

    When humour hurts or shouldn’t

    The furore over the recent arrest of the cartoonist Bala in Tamil Nadu for critiquing the chief minister, the police commissioner and the collector, it seems, went a little overboard. However, the arrest of the cartoonist, Aseem Trivedi, on charges of sedition some years ago was the exposure of an embarrassing tendency of Indian institutions …

    January 3, 2018
  • Legendary US cartoon artist Tyrus Wong dies, aged 106

    Legendary US cartoon artist Tyrus Wong dies, aged 106

    Legendary animation artist Tyrus Wong, whose evocative sketches were used to create Disney's groundbreaking "Bambi" cartoon, has died at the age of 106, the company said. "Tyrus Wong had a gift for evoking incredible feeling in his art with simple, gestural composition," said a statement released by the company, where he spent a brief few …

    January 2, 2017