Cartoonist David Levine dies


Lyndon Johnson and the Vietnam war, cartoon by David Levine

From the New York Times in the USA:

David Levine, a painter and illustrator whose macro-headed, somberly expressive, astringently probing and hardly ever flattering caricatures of intellectuals and athletes, politicians and potentates were the visual trademark of The New York Review of Books for nearly half a century, died Tuesday morning in Manhattan. He was 83 and lived in Brooklyn.

FĂ©lix Nadar, a famous French photographer and caricaturist, died on March 21, 1910, at the age of 89: here.

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