One of the greats, Ronald Searle, turns 90 today. Searle’s unmistakable and influential pen line has decorated countless books and magazines. At 90 years old, the drawings still flow from his hand in his studio in the south of France. Here’s a new interview conducted to celebrate the milestone:
Your take-home quote from the interview: “The moment it is successfull, kill it.”
Oh how I wish I could visit the exhibit of Searle’s work that opens today at The Cartoon Museum in London. And even then, Searle’s complete archive of sketchbooks, drawings, and his personal library, will find a home in the Wilhelm-Busch Museum in Hanover, Germany.