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Monday, 3 October 2011

11 September 2001/2011. Marec/Vadot. A turbulent decade in 100 cartoons.

Exhibition Marec / Vadot Temporary exhibition : September 8, 2011 > January 31, 2012
                                                




From September 8, 2011 till January 31, 2012 the Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History presents a highly topical exhibition: 11 September 2001/2011. Marec/Vadot. A turbulent decade in 100 cartoons.
Through their cartoons Marec and Vadot illustrate milestones in a turbulent decade: from the 9-11 attacks till the death of Bin Laden. They hardly know each other, but admire each other’s work all the same. They never worked by mutual agreement, but their drawings magically interconnect, as if there is a special way in which to draw the world.
We don’t wish to provide answers, but through the drawings of our sharp-witted cartoonists we are able to place events in perspective. With their biting cynicism Marec and Vadot make us think and help us understand how and when the world shifte