Contemporary art cartoons

contemporary art cartoons

Contemporary art cartoon heading illustration

An illustration featuring a sculpture of the words contemporary art

In this drawing the words contemporary art are depicted as sculptural letters in the self consciously naive crude artless style of some contemporary art

Ref: a670

Illustration about food obsession

food obsession - Magritte pastiche

Cartoon about food obsession
Magritte pastiche

An illustration about eating disorders or obsessive food disorders, drawn as an editorial illustration for an article about the subject in the Guardian newspaper
The cartoon is based on Rene Magritte’s painting of a person with an apple in front of his face
The beefburger in front of the woman’s face represents obsession with food

Notice that the hills in the background are in the form of food, and the clouds in the sky are in the form of loaves of bread – a reference to Magritte
An image about surrealist art, surrealism, diets, dieting

Ref: a614

Rene Magritte cartoon parody

Rene Magritte parody of the Son of Man

Magritte pastiche
Rene Magritte cartoon parody of The Son of Man (French: Le fils de l’homme)
The image shows a banker with a coin in front of his face based on the Magritte image of a man with an apple in front of his face

The idea behind this image is that bankers (and others in the finance industry) see only money and profit. This is implied by the coin that is floating in front of the face of the banker, blocking his perception of anything else but money

A comment on finance, capitalism, priorities

The £ sign on the coin can be changed to any other currency

Ref a612

Illustration – unlock your imagination

Cartoon - unlock your imagination!

Cartoon featuring a person with a padlock as a head, jumping in the air and saying “Unlock your imagination!”
An illustration about creativity

An image for use in art education, classes or presentations on creativity

The illustration is about freeing the imagination or liberating the mind to be creative, or on unleashing creativity. It is an image to convey the link between creativity and thought processes.
The cartoon has uses as an illustration in art education or in areas of philosophy or psychology

Click here for a more bizarre and surreal version of the same idea

Ref a604
How to obtain license to use cartoon
How to search for cartoons by subject
cartoon copyright matters