Archive for: caricature
if anything the over-the-top ridiculousness of the imagery in SPIROU works in its favor.
In comments Jeet Heer and Caroline Small call for a consideration of the relationship between cartooning, caricature, and stereotype. I’m curious what people have to say about this, so I thought I’d give it a thread and see if anyone else wanted to take a whack at it.
This is part seven of our look at comics, cartoons and language– today focussing on Britain Art by Heath Robinson Britain has a long, rich tradition of cartooning second to no other land’s. And, as we saw for American English, cartoons have contributed to the country’s popular language.
Classical art not as cartoonings opposite, but as its elevated obverse.