- Over 150 spitting-image portrait
caricatures of leading international politicians, celebrities and
stars are available at nicocartoon.com. A picture of former US
President George W. Bush is just one example. The portraits are the
work of internationally renowned Swiss star cartoonist Nico.
, Nico has posted 150 portraits of household
names from the worlds of politics, culture, commerce, art, music,
show business and sport, which can be downloaded for a fee. The site
features a galaxy of personalities, including US President Barack
Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Nicolas
Sarkozy, Pope Benedict XVI, Hillary Clinton, Arnold Schwarzenegger,
Madonna, Tom Cruise, Roger Federer and many more.
Nico on his webshop: "Media can appreciably increase the
attractiveness of their publications by adding a high-quality
caricature. Why use the same celebrity press photos repeatedly? In
our portrait gallery, you can effortlessly download selected
caricatures and pay only EUR 300 for a one-off publication."
The Swiss star cartoonist has been poking fun at world events for
over 40 years. During this period, he has created more than 28,000
caricatures. For 37 years, Nico plied his trade with the leading
Swiss dailies Tages-Anzeiger and Blick. He also worked for Swiss
television for a number of years, and has published his caricatures
in internationally renowned media such as the German magazine Stern.
Nico has received several culture prizes and awards, and is now well
known far beyond Switzerland's borders.
ots Originaltext: nicocartoon.com