The drawing, published in Trends last year, featuring Obama as an NSA spy, wins the second prize in “Press Cartoon Belgium”. PCB awards the best drawings in the Belgian Press annualy.
HARDLY A SOUL is the titel of a satirical show featuring a large selection of the drawings published this year in Trends, Focus and Knack
The book Ave Eva is nominated in the USA in the category 'International Best Brochure Competition 2012' with over 19,000 participating books.
Documenta's official track was staging an exhibition on satirical art in Europe. Karl was invited to take part displaying 10 works.
The works are traveling in 2013 to the Museum of Humorous Art in Frankfurt.
On the occasion of the travelling exhibition Ave Eva, Roularta Books has published an art book with the same name. 176 stylish pages. In three languages and packed full of the wonderful work of Rops and Karl.
Available in all good bookshops at €29.90.
At the handsome new auctionhouse Bernaerts in Antwerp there is an exceptional exhibition from October 31 to December 1 with drawings by Peter Van Straaten, Karl Meersman and Glen Baxter. Do not mis it!
After Ghent Ave Eva is now coming to Absolute art Gallery in Knokke featuring sensual female portraits by Karl and erotic work by Félicien Rops hung side-by-side. Women seen through the sharp eyes of two born artists. From 15 September tot 14 October 2012.
On the Knack website this cover was chosen as the best of 2011. Is the premiership a gift for Elio Di Rupo or a burden around his fragile neck?
ATLAS Publishers Amsterdam has chosen Karl as regular illustrator for all new books and publications by Jeroen Brouwers. "De Jaargetijden" will be published in the autumn of 2010. The new novel "Bittere bloemen" will be published at the start of 2011