NewsAppointments & departures
Influential political cartoonist Steve Bell dropped by the Guardian newspaper after 40 years
Biting satirist looks to art history for some of his caricatures, such as a recent sketch of Boris Johnson as Mona Lisa
From Bristol to Bermuda: satirical artist Cold War Steve asks public to download and exhibit his work
Exhibition project You, Me & Cold War Steve: the International Exhibition of the People has already been downloaded 3,000 times with scheduled venues across the globe
NewsMuseums & Heritage
Five years after Charlie Hebdo attack, France plans centre dedicated to satirical cartoons
In honour of the victims and to promote the medium, the French culture ministry will create "a meeting, training and exhibition place"
This book is an omnibus of delightfully scary Landis Blair cartoons
The devoted follower of Edward Gorey has proved himself a worthy disciple
BlogIn the frame
The ‘most petty piece of art’ or an apt satire of the US presidency?
Former Venice Biennale director launches satirical Instagram attack on Italian government
Francesco Bonami's new political party EXAGERAMOS! promises to introduce new laws including forbidding contemporary art in museums
The Notre Dame fire: what happens next? Plus, Cold War Steve
We talk about the effects of the fire at Notre Dame, the building’s history, and what happens next. And we speak to satirical artist Christopher Spencer, the man behind Cold War Steve. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.