Two Oklahoma City artists turn the folk singer’s iconic, message-bearing instrument into a giant canvas for civic engagement.
Cartoonists from different political backgrounds discuss how current events impact their work.
Six months after the Paris attack that claimed the lives of 12 staff members, the French magazine’s editor says it will no longer feature satirical cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. "We've done our job," he said. "We have defended the right to caricature."
Truthdig editors interviewed esteemed editorial cartoonist Dwayne "Mr. Fish" Booth, whose debut collection, "Go Fish: How to Win Contempt and Influence People," is out from Akashic Books. The artist talks about his craft, his inspiration, and the man behind the brilliant, wild and provocative cartoons.
A pall has been cast over the creative capital of the planet as the recession has blurred the distinction between emerging artist and mid-career artist, both willing to work on projects for little or no pay.A pall has been cast over the creative capital of the planet as the recession has forced the talented to work for little or no pay.
TL Caswell, a Truthdig journalist who worked at the LA Times with cartoonist Paul Conrad (above), the three-time Pulitzer winner who died Saturday, remembers a man who always arrived in a blast of smoke and soundA Truthdig journalist who worked with cartoonist Paul Conrad at the L Times remembers a man who always arrived in a blast of smoke and sound.