Trompe l’oeil cartoon

Trompe l'oeil cartoon

Trompe l’oeil cartoon

The cartoon shows an artist painting the walls of his studio so that the window looks like a painting on a canvas.
Part of the joke is that as a result, the only ‘real’ thing in the cartoon is the one thing that is meant to look like a painting.
A cartoon about trompe-l’œil and optical illusions, referencing works such as Rene Magritte’s The Human Condition (La condition humaine).

Cartoon drawn: 2019
Cartoon reference number: art105
This cartoon features in my book of cartoons about art.
See the book here.

Magritte pastiche cartoon

Magritte pastiche cartoon

Magritte: pastiche of The Treachery of Images.

A cartoon showing a Samsung mobile phone in the style of a Magritte painting, with the words ‘This is not an apple’ written under it. The phone is not an Apple iPhone.
The cartoon is a pastiche of Magritte’s painting The Treachery of Images (La Trahison des images), which is a painting of a pipe with the words ‘Ceci n’est pas une pipe’ (This is not a pipe) written below it.

Original cartoon drawn: 2013
This version drawn: 2019
Cartoon reference number: art110

This cartoon is in my book of cartoons about art.
See the book here.

Rene Magritte cartoon

Rene Magritte cartoon

Magritte cartoon – pastiche of Golconde.

A cartoon based on the Rene Magritte surrealist painting Golconde in which Magritte is painting a surreal image of raining men. The image seems to be imaginary, however in the cartoon Magritte can be seen to be painting the reality that is in front of him.
A cartoon about surrealism, realism, reality, imagination.

Concept: 2007
Drawn: 2019
Cartoon reference number: art060
This cartoon features in my book of cartoons about art.
See the book here.
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