The art community responds to Charlie Hedbo attack

I feel grief by the loss of some artists that I knew from childhood. They taught me a certain kind of humour, that has all to do with intelligence, tolerance and bravery.

French artist Marc Simonetti

Here are eight further responses to the Charlie Hebdo attack from cartoonists and artists...

08. Neelabh Banerjee

The art community respond to the Charlie Hebdo murders

Indian cartoonist and illustrator Neelabh Banerjee has posted several cartoons on the situation already.

09. Ann Telnaes

The art community respond to the Charlie Hebdo murders

Pulitzer prize-winning Washington Post cartoonist Ann Telnaes had this to say: "Four cartoonists are among the dead, including editor and cartoonist Stephane 'Charb' Charbonnier, seen here defiantly holding one of the magazine's covers."

10. Jean Jullien

The art community respond to the Charlie Hebdo murders

Jean Jullien posted this image, with the line: "I am devastated by what just happened in France."

11. David Pope

The art community respond to the Charlie Hebdo murders

Other artists like The Canberra Times David Pope have brought a defiantly dark humour to the subject, though his Tweet read: "Can't sleep tonight, thoughts with my French cartooning colleagues, their families and loved ones."

12. Tommy Dessine

The art community respond to the Charlie Hebdo murders

Tommy Dessine's comic sees God saying, "Oh no… not them…" as the Charlie Hebdo staff make their way to heaven.

13. Francisco J. Olea

The art community respond to the Charlie Hebdo murders

Chilean political artist Francisco J. Olea's panel reads: "To arms, companions!"

14. Ruben Oppenheimer

The art community respond to the Charlie Hebdo murders

And Dutch political cartoonist Ruben Oppenheimer shared this nod to the September 11th attacks.

15. Dave Brown

The Independent newspaper has put Dave Brown's response on its front cover.

Words: Beren Neale

Beren Neale is commissioning editor at Creative Bloq.

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