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 In Extremis, contains around two hundred drawings, many of them unpublished, while The Party, first published in New York (1966), observes […]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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Tomi Ungerer is awarded the Commandeur de la Légion d’honneur

Oct 22nd, 2018

Palais de l’Élysée, Paris, 22/10/2018 In every artist’s life, there are certain moments, sometimes small and sometimes big that stand out amongst the years and lifetime of work.  Today is one of those moments for Tomi as he is being promoted to Commandeur de la Légion d’honneur by the president of France and on behalf of its […]

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Special edition posters for the 2019 NYC poster house museum commissioned.

Sep 16th, 2018

Poster house is a brand-new museum opening in 2019 in Manhattan that is dedicated to presenting the impact, culture, and design of posters, both as historical documents and methods of contemporary visual communication. In September the gallery presented some of their collection at The Printed Matter Art Book Fair. A show that is a massive […]

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Nido Magazine Interview Tomi and Aria Ungerer

Jul 12th, 2018

For our German readers, from the magazine published this summer. Father and Daughter… München, im Bibliothekszimmer einesGrandhotels. Der Star stampft mit dem Fußauf. Ein Mal, zwei Mal, immer wieder. „Wieein altes Rumpelstilzchen, was?“, sagt TomiUngerer und grinst. Der Künstler zeigt aufseine Füße. „Guck, jetzt leuchten sie“, stellt ermit Blick auf seine LED-Sneaker fest. Der 86-Jährige […]

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New Exhibition: Expect the Unexpected, Tomi Ungerer as Poster Artist

Jul 6th, 2018

Tomi Ungerer's Poster Art

Although little known in France for this aspect of his work, Tomi Ungerer is considered one of the most talented poster artists of recent decades. To mark its tenth anniversary, the Tomi Ungerer Museum is showing the extent of his talent in this field by presenting his posters and their preparatory drawings.

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Picturing War: PhD Student Lucy Stone on Tomi’s Childhood Drawings

Jun 18th, 2018

Tomi Ungerer's Childhood Drawings

This week we talked to Lucy Stone, a PhD student at Newcastle University, UK, who is studying the childhood drawings of children’s authors and illustrators who were children in exile in the Nazi era. Her fascinating research focuses on the drawings of Tomi Ungerer and Judith Kerr, the author and illustrator of the Out of […]

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