Sebastian Smith and Andrew Birch
Everyone recognizes a limerick when they hear or see one. Popularised by Edward
Lear, this five-line humorous jingle actually goes back centuries. Mostly associated with Lear, limericks have also been coined to some effect by such moderns as W H Auden and Ogden Nash.
Now, in a sparkling twist to this popular verse form, artist and writer Sebastian Smith teams up with top cartoonist Andrew Birch to bring us 60 ‘greats’ of the art world – amusingly, wickedly portrayed in words and pictures – as they’ve never been seen before. Leonardo da Vinci, Toulouse-Lautrec, Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Damien Hirst, Tracy Emin …. None escapes the barbed wit and savage line of these two masters of their craft.
64v pages of limericks and cartoons