Monday, 12 December 2011

R.I.P. Mario de Miranda,
1926-2011


Mario Miranda, the legendary Indian cartoonist and illustrator, died last week in his hometown, in the idyllic coastal state of Goa. You can read more about Mario and his distinctive art at mariomiranda and wikipedia. Mario at work is from www.thehindu.com All sketches reproduced below are by Mario Miranda.


































































5 comments:

  1. It is a crime that I have never heard of such a wonderful artist. America remains isolated from the cultures of so many countries in terms of art, literature, music.

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  2. I know, I'm not familiar with this guy's work either but wow!

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  3. Patti & Charles, I'm glad you liked Mario Miranda's art. A self-trained artist, he was always different from the rest, his caricatures usually depicting the hustle-bustle of daily life. His cartoons were never complete without buxom women, dogs, cats, cows, and birds.

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  4. New to me as well so thank you for the links!

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  5. Mystica, you're welcome. Mario will be missed.

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