Liam Barrett: Printing Truth to Power

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I love the work of the Welsh illustrator and print maker Liam Barrett. Yes, there is the cute stuff, and kid stuff, and very clever 3-D, flat pak posters, but what I am really digging right now is his political stuff. Biting, tough and hard-hitting illustration about politicians, elections and issues. Oh, yeah, if you are living in the UK  don’t forget to vote you lazy bastards.





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Categories: Illustrators

Author:Mark Kaufman

Mark Kaufman is a partner at Vivitiv, an issue oriented design firm providing creative services for organizations involved in housing, technology issues, education, the environment, and the arts. His illustrations have appeared in The New York Times, The Progressive, National Lampoon, The Stranger, and The Oxford American. Mr. Kaufman writes and draws the comic strips American Affairs Desk and I Drew This Thing. Mark is Vice President Communications, ICON9 The Illustration Conference and is an editor at Illustration Age. Mark Kaufman's Illustration Site ///// Vivitiv Issue Oriented Design

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7 Comments on “Liam Barrett: Printing Truth to Power”

  1. March 27, 2015 at 12:33 pm #

    These are really cool, would they have been made with a cut away stamp?

    • March 27, 2015 at 3:14 pm #

      I wish that I knew more about they were done. Ask @barrettLiam on the Twitter.

  2. March 27, 2015 at 1:06 pm #

    Labour / SNP / Labour / SNP/ she loves me / she loves me not / etc.
    What to do? Which way to vote?
    What chance Labour with the spectre of a huge SNP vote?

    • March 27, 2015 at 3:16 pm #

      David, I wish that I knew more about the upcoming UK election to answer that question. I try to keep up, but it’s far more complicated than it is over here.

  3. March 28, 2015 at 2:05 am #

    Reblogged this on oshriradhekrishnabole.

  4. March 28, 2015 at 11:42 am #

    Reblogged this on pundit from another planet.

  5. March 30, 2015 at 6:48 am #

    I’ve discovered him on instagram, his work is truly amazing.


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