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  • n. Plural form of caricaturist.


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  • His drawings (Hirschfeld thought "caricaturists" were people like Picasso and Matisse) of such luminaries as Carol Channing and Zero Mostel seem to us the real persons, with the celebrities themselves uncannily managing to resemble what Hirschfeld drew.

    Transition: The Line Kings Exit The Stage

  • This show has work by some of Private Eye's sharpest caricaturists, including the magazine's co-founder, Willie Rushton; Gerald Scarfe, who created the artwork and puppet designs for Pink Floyd's The Wall; and Ralph Steadman, gonzo illustrator of Hunter S Thompson's Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • Cartoonists and caricaturists have a similar working relationship to an idea or theme as a professional boxer has to an opponent: they may win by a knockout, but gloves must be worn and rules observed.

    Open door: The readers' editor on… the fine line between caricature and stereotype

  • In case mere cocktails weren't enough to sate the partygoers' thirst for excitement, there was music, dancing, aerial acrobats, go-go dancers, caricaturists... everything but a clown twisting balloons into the shape of martini glasses.

    Tony Sachs: Cocktail City: The Manhattan Cocktail Classic Is Already An NYC Tradition

  • Most journalists, to some degree, are caricaturists.

    The oversimplified coverage of 'tough-talking' Rahm Emanuel

  • The curators of Rude Britannia contend in the catalogue that it may be difficult for us moderns to understand what the viewers of the early caricaturists and political cartoonists found in them to laugh at, but this is a mistaken view of satirical art, which may have humour as by-product, but whose main intent is quite as serious as that of any other genre? arguably more so.

    Rude Britannia: British Comic Art, at Tate Britain

  • In 1964, long before theater producers started to experiment with nontraditional casting, one of America's greatest caricaturists did a series of brilliant sketches entitled "Unlikely Casting."

    George Heymont: Improbable Casting Ideas

  • I recently met a divine painter named William Donovan (, who paints quick, lovely watercolor portraits, such as the one above, for attendees of Vogue events in New York ... many local artists or caricaturists will also do this very inexpensively for you.

    Lesley M. M. Blume: 10 Whimsical, Recession-Proof Holiday Gift Ideas

  • Léon Brisse (1813-1876), a provincial aristocrat, former bureaucrat, and minor man of letters, who achieved notoriety late in life by publishing recipes, menus, and gastronomic advice: his culinary dabbling made him a favorite target of contemporary caricaturists, dismissed by Lemot as a third-rate rôtisseur [fig. 5], and quite literally roasted by Gill

    Alexis Soyer and the Rise of the Celebrity Chef

  • I'm in awe of the way caricaturists can warp a face so completely and still one knows the instant one looks at it who the pictured person is supposed to be.

    Recognizing Faces


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