artists worldwide respond to charlie hebdo tragedy with powerful drawings artists worldwide respond to charlie hebdo tragedy with powerful drawings
jan 08, 2015

artists worldwide respond to charlie hebdo tragedy with powerful drawings

illustrators worldwide respond to charlie hebdo tragedy with powerful drawings
above image by illustrator MAUMONT / via twitter

 

 

 

the tragic events that took place within the charlie hebdo offices in paris on january 7th, 2015 shocked the world. 12 people were killed when masked gunmen stormed the satirical magazine’s headquarters, several of which include celebrated french cartoonists stéphane charbonnier (charb), jean cabut, bernard velhac, and georges wolinski. in the wake of the tragic developments, illustrators and cartoonists around the world are paying tribute to the victims, not with words, but through art. in the last 24 hours, hundreds of drawings have been uploaded to twitter — below, some of the most powerful.

 

editor’s note (read more of the statement):

 

the images shown below are a result of the huge wave of emotions throughout the artistic communities that was caused by the attack against the french satirical magazine. in no way is there any justification for violence against a paper or artist expressing their beliefs, and let’s hope the current situation will not create a disproportionate reaction.

artists worldwide respond to charlie hebdo tragedy with powerful drawings

image by illustrator samuel eckert / via instagram

artists worldwide respond to charlie hebdo tragedy with powerful drawings
image by alex green / via BBC

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image by oriol malet / via twitter


image by ixene dessinateur

a collection of the most powerful charlie hebdo catoon responses
image by cartoonist royston robertson / image via twitter

a collection of the most powerful charlie hebdo catoon responses
image by political cartoonist ruben oppenheimer / image via twitter

a collection of the most powerful charlie hebdo catoon responses
image by illustrator and graphic designer lucille clerc / image via twitter

a collection of the most powerful charlie hebdo catoon responses
image by telegraph cartoonist matt / via the telegraph

a collection of the most powerful charlie hebdo catoon responses
image by political cartoonist david pope / image via twitter

a collection of the most powerful charlie hebdo catoon responses
image by illustrator francisco olea / via twitter

a collection of the most powerful charlie hebdo catoon responses
image by political cartoonist ruben oppenheimer / image via twitter

a collection of the most powerful charlie hebdo catoon responses
image by illustrator jean jullien / image via twitter

  • beautiful.

    terri gillis says:
  • POWERFUL and PEACEFUL. Thanks for posting.

    MK says:
  • Wonderful job providing images expressing our collective wave of emotions.
    This is one of those rare articles where no words were necessary.

    Cindy says:
  • Merci Designboom.

    JMB says:
  • Yes. Powerful and peaceful.
    Thank you.

    Ron Smith says:

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