Tuesday March 29th, 2016 to
Sunday April 24th, 2016
Thu Mar 31st, 2016 — 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Anita Kunz is a master of visual commentary, political caricature and provocative portraiture.This Canadian artist and illustrator is frequently commissioned to create cover art and editorial illustrations for many of the world’s most renowned magazines, including The New Yorker, Time, Newsweek, GQ, The New York Times Magazine and The Washington Post Magazine. She has also worked for numerous design firms, book publishers and advertising agencies while also creating a substantial oeuvre of fine art.
She has been made an Officer of the Order of Canada –Canada’s highest civilian honour—and awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal of Honour. Kunz has also been named one of the fifty most influential women in Canada by the National Post.
Kunz is the first Canadian artist to be given a solo exhibition in the Swann Gallery for Caricature and cartoon in the U.S. Library of Congress and featured 16 paintings chosen for her remarkable artistic technique, her keen sense of satire, cheeky caricature and astute commentary on economic, political, health and other social issues.
no topic that Anita cannot visually capture, unravel or skewer,” says Cube
Gallery curator Don Monet. “Yet she also brings an impressive intellect and sensitivity
to social issues. She adds layers of understanding to every subject.”