It’s the 20th anniversary of Best Australian Political Cartoons – and it has been quite a year. From Putin to Dutton to Albanese, our cartoonists have been hard at work skewering the powerful.
Leak will be the first official portrait painter of a former Prime Minister who has not been an Archibald finalist.
A new film uses pastiche to explore the whimsical world of cartoonist Michael Leunig - but the man himself gives little away and the film skates over his curlier controversies.
With sharp political commentary just as likely to be found on Tumblr as in the pages of the Times, why aren’t the best internet memes being published in the nation’s top periodicals?
Cartoonists have to compress their images, so they often use stereotypes. This objectifies the subject and is thus, inevitably, an othering process.
The artist who illustrated A Christmas Carol was one of the best-known satirists of his time.
Bill Leak divided his audience, image by image. Causing offence was a KPI for him, not a risk.