The Chris Beetles Gallery is celebrating 50 years of the cartoonists’ art of making us laugh. Ed McLachlan and Mike Williams, two of the all time great living gag artists from the great days of Punch, continue to be the most popular regular cartoonists in The Spectator, The Oldie, Private Eye, The Big Issue and Saga Magazine. Alongside will be shown works by Bill Hewison (1925-2002) the influential Art Editor of Punch from 1960 to 1984, and a significant theatre and editorial cartoonist in his own right. These works come directly from the Hewison Estate and are on display for the first time. Private View Tuesday 17th April 2012 6pm – 8pm Meet the artist, Ed McLachlan. The exhibition runs until 5 May.
See full post here: Folio Blog2012-04-11.