Signed by Artist
Silkscreen print by Joost Swarte (signed by artist)SKU: 10122
Silkscreen print (50 x 70cm)
Signed by artist.
Joost Swarte (born 24 December 1947, Heemstede) is a Dutch cartoonist and graphic designer. He is best known for his ligne claire or clear line style of drawing, and in fact coined the term.
Comic series and characters by Swarte include Katoen en Pinbal, Jopo de Pojo, Anton Makassar, Dr Ben Cine and Niet Zo, Maar Zo- Passi, Messa. He is however more famous for his numerous drawings, stamps, posters, cards, LP and CD covers, and for his magazine covers (most noteworthy the Dutch magazine Vrij Nederland, the American magazine The New Yorker and the Belgian magazine HUMO and the Italian architecture magazine Abitare.)