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Cartoons as Commentary: Phil Hands Explores the Work of Erich Lichtblau-Leskly
Join Jewish Museum Milwaukee as Phil Hands Explores the Work of Erich Lichtblau-Leskly
Erich Lichtblau-Leskly was trained as a commercial artist and his art utilizes specific techniques to highlight the daily challenges of life in the Theresienstadt concentration camp. Phil Hands, editorial cartoonist for the Wisconsin State Journal will discuss political cartooning andView more
Erich Lichtblau-Leskly was trained as a commercial artist and his art utilizes specific techniques to highlight the daily challenges of life in the Theresienstadt concentration camp. Phil Hands, editorial cartoonist for the Wisconsin State Journal will discuss political cartooning and how Leskly’s drawings fit into the field. Hands will demonstrate how he draws easily identifiable political figures and crafts well-chosen text to create deeper meaning for the reader. Learn the techniques for creating your own cartoons and get a sense for what it takes to be a master cartoonist!
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About Phil Hands
Phil Hands is the editorial cartoonist for the Wisconsin State Journal in Madison, Wisconsin.
Hands began drawing cartoons for the State Journal as an intern in 2004 and became a regular freelancer in 2005. He joined the staff of the State Journal in 2013 and is currently the only cartoonist on the staff of a newspaper in Wisconsin. His cartoons have appeared in USA Today, Newsweek, Time, and The Washington Post. His cartoons are syndicated nationally by Tribune Content Agency. A fierce political moderate, Phil’s cartoons attack the extremists on both the left and the right. He learned long ago that no political party has a monopoly on bad ideas. Phil has won a number of state and national awards for editorial cartooning and was the 2012 recipient of the Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi award for editorial cartooning.View less
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