Drawn to Presidents: Portraits and Satiric Drawings by Drew Friedman

11/2/19 - 2/9/20

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

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The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum

Sullivant Hall

1813 N. High St.

Columbus, OH 43210

(614) 688-8676

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Pennsylvania-based illustrator Drew Friedman has employed his intensely realistic, warts-and-all style of caricature to satirize celebrity and authority for four decades. In his latest book from Fantagraphics, All the Presidents, Friedman points his pen at the exclusive club of the United States presidents.

This exhibit features the original artwork created by Friedman for All the Presidents, as well as his presidential-themed original art created for, among others, SPY, MAD, TIME, Newsweek, The New Yorker, The New Republic, The New York Observer, and TOPPS “Wacky Packs.”

Building on a centuries-old tradition of cartoonists satirizing those in power, Friedman’s influences include Edward Sorel, Robert Grossman, Mort Drucker, David Levine, and more.