Cartoon Exhibition: Ali Ulvi Ersoy (1924-1998)

Ali Ulvi Ersoy Cartoon Exhibition
January 30 - February 29, 2008
Cartoon Art Museum, Anadolu University, Eskisehir - Turkey

In the 10th year of his death, Ali Ulvi Ersoy, the late doyen of Turkish editorial cartooning is being commemorated by an exhibition of his works at the Cartoon Art Museum of Anadolu University in Eskisehir, Turkey.

Ali Ulvi ERSOY
Born in Uskudar, Istanbul in 1924, Ali Ulvi studied art in Ankara. He made his debut as a cartoonist in 1940. He worked as an assistant to Cemal Nadir Guler, the founder of modern Turkish cartoon, in "Arkadas" magazine (1940-1941). Between 1947-1949 he did cartoons for the humour magazines "Kahkaha", "Mizah", and "Karikatur". In 1950 he started cartooning for "Cumhuriyet" newspaper. Between 1957-1959 he contributed to "New Yorker", "Look", "SE Post", "Esquire" in the States and "Punch" in England. He made documentaries and animated films as well. He had been the editorial cartoonist in "Cumhuriyet" for four decades when he passed away on January 30, 1998.

(Source: http://www.krk.anadolu.edu.tr/karw/muze/index.htm)

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