We’re back but never really went away…

May 14th, 2019

It’s been just over three months since Tomi left us – an intense time for all and a period of reflection and memories. You may have noticed things here have paused for a moment online,  but now we’re back and looking forward to all that comes next. In a very Tomi way of working things […]

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Don’t Hope, Cope: The Many Lives of Tomi Ungerer 1931 -2019

Feb 11th, 2019

Tomi Ungerer was a children’s book creator, an illustrator, a writer, a graphic designer, an architect, a satirist, a sculptor and the maker of the most idiosyncratic collages. He was a father and a farmer, a joker and a teacher, a fighter for sexual freedom and a realist. And, with his unstoppable and most demanding […]

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From Book to Screen – the fresh face of Flix.

Feb 4th, 2019

Just before Christmas we shared the good news that Flix is back! For all of you that know and love this story, we thought we’d start sharing a little more of background to how the new animated series was developed visually. Exclusively for you here, let’s look at some of the drawings and see how […]

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Book, interview and press round-up

Jan 13th, 2019

As 2018 begins to fade and we started to move into all the things new for 2019 here is just a quick round of up of news, books and reviews that were published on Tomi and his work late last year. All of these took place alongside a memorable and excellent show at the Galerie […]

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Say Hello to Flix (again) – He’s back

Dec 18th, 2018

“Flix is about making the best out of your differences – we are all equal and we are all different. Everyone has something to offer. ‘Flix’ shows us that with a sense of humour you can overcome any dogstacle.” Tomi Ungerer We are so thrilled to unveil this sneak preview of Flix –a 52 episode […]

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An Extraordinary Anthology – A Velocity Of Being

Dec 7th, 2018

With contributions from 121 artists and writers, this unique anthology includes a contribution from Tomi to this special project by Maria Popova the Bulgarian-born writer, blogger, literary and cultural critic living in Brooklyn, New York. Maria is known for her speeches and her blog BrainPickings.org, which features her writing on culture, books, and philosophy. The […]

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10 years of Galerie Martel, Paris – Scenes From The Show Opening.

Dec 3rd, 2018

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the gallery in Paris, a show of Tomi’s work opened at the end of last week in Rue Martel 17, Paris. With long queues and a packed bustling opening night – friends, family, readers and artists showed up to see the hundreds of works on display and get their […]

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Galerie Martel – Exposition Tomi Ungerer

Nov 22nd, 2018

La Galerie Martel a juste dix ans. Âge qu’elle porte avec légèreté, ayant affirmé son style sans trahir son objectif premier : exposer des artistes de haut niveau oeuvrant à la lisière de divers modes d’expression, illustration, peinture, bande dessinée, animation. Tomi Ungerer fut l’un des tous premiers hôtes de la Galerie Martel. Ce n’est […]

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New Books Round Up 2018/19

Nov 20th, 2018

It’s a busy time for publishing houses and Tomi’s work with reissues and new editions arriving this month and in early 2019. First up and available today from Cahiers Dessinés – The Party and In Extremis. In Extremis, contains around two hundred drawings, many of them unpublished, while The Party, first published in New York (1966), observes […]

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Full text – Président Macron to Tomi Ungerer speech

Nov 2nd, 2018

The full text from President Marcon to Tomi Ungerer on October 22 for the award ceremony of the Commandeur de la Légion d’honneur, held in Paris earlier this month. Here in full now. President MACRON Award Speech (français)

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