All Posts Tagged With: "political cartoons"

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Moscow University Bans Art Exhibit ‘Because of Luzhkov’

Two artists say they’re being censored by International University in Moscow, where administrators have cancelled an exhibit after objecting to a piece criticizing former city mayor Yury Luzhkov.

Apr 28, 2011 | Continued
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Russians Unite in Satirizing the State (gallery)

The Ekho Moskvy radio station has held several contests for its listeners to create political cartoons and collages. translates some of the best.

Feb 11, 2009 | Continued
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Exhibit Honors Caricatures of Russian President

A new art exhibit in St. Petersburg features caricatures of recently elected president Dmitri Medvedev, playing off his name’s similarity to the Russian word for bear.

Mar 27, 2008 | Continued
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Dissent in Art

The excellent web magazine Slate has a compendium of political cartoons from around the world, regularly updated. As the saying goes, a picture is often worth a thousand press releases. These below and many others on Putin are found in the Europe index at Slate. The first two are by Yuri Cherepanov, whose cartoons for […]

Jul 3, 2007 | Continued