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2 September 2014
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Arts - the Secret of Drawing

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Caricature of Andrew Graham-Dixon

Drawing has always been an essential tool for the telling of stories. Andrew looks at the satire of Gillray, Goya and Hogarth and its influence on photojournalism, American comics, Japanese Manga and Hollywood storyboards today.

Places to visit

Take time out to visit the following museums and galleries with their great collections of satirical art.

British Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings
National Portrait Gallery
Sir John Soane's Museum
24 Hour Museum

Online Collections

See collections of satirical drawings and works of art on the web.

Steve Bell archive at the Guardian
Honore Daumier Website
James Gillray at the National Portrait Gallery
Goya's drawings for The Disasters of War.
Hogarth's The Rake's Progress

Get Involved
Drawing of houses

Find out about drawing events and activities.

The Big Draw
Imagine Drawing
Drawing Research Network
Jackson Pollock Animation

See Also

Discover more about subjects discussed on the programme.

The Simpsons Website
Comic-Con International
Tim Burton Collective

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