Private Eye: The First 50 Years


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An exhibition celebrating 50 years of Private Eye, featuring original artwork for some of its cartoons by artists including Gerald Scarfe, Ralph Steadman, William Rushton, Barry Fantoni, Nick Newman, Michael Heath, John Kent and Ed McLachlan, many of whom started their careers at the magazine. The illustrations are shown in thematic sections on politics, royalty and social observation. Also on show are 50 front covers, one for every year the magazine has been published, selected by its editor Ian Hislop. Arranged in a timeline, these offer a satirical history of the news over five decades. There's also a recreation of the editor's paper-strewn desk and ephemera from the magazine's past campaigns and court cases.



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