Doyle, Martin, 1956- :[Minto savages artist]. 31 May 2013

Doyle, Martin, 1956- :[Minto savages artist]. 31 May 2013
Scoop (Firm)

Cartoon shows a newspaper with the headline, 'Heart breaking news - Minto savages helpless artist!'. Refers to criticism of a recent cartoon by Christchurch-based artist, Al Nisbet, by John Minto, co-leader of the Mana party. Minto has stated that the cartoon reinforces 'lazy racist stereotypes'. See, 10 June 2013) Accompanying note from the cartoonist states: "John Minto attacking a cartoon? Maybe we need a sign on the wall, as in the Wild West, saying 'Don't shoot the Pianist'. I did this cartoon as a comment on the Mana Party's attack on a cartoon by [Al] Nisbet. Nisbet is entitled to make a comment concerning Maori parents. It seems that no public figures are wiling to comment seriously on Maori issues at the moment. Even cartoonists are feeling the pressure. Fair comment does not add up to being racist."

Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).

Please check copyright
Access restrictions
No access restrictions
1 digital cartoon(s), Works of art, Digital images, Cartoons (Commentary)
See original record

Click to request to view this item, access digital version (if available), and see more information.


Purchasing this Item

This item is available as a high resolution download. A request to buy an image can take up to 10 working days to approve. It will depend on copyright and how the image is going to be used.

If this item has multiple pages, or is several items attached to a single record, you can use this form to order your copy.

Using this Item

You cannot copy this item except for the purpose of 'fair dealing' under the NZ Copyright Act. It cannot be used commercially without permission

If reproducing this item, it is helpful to include the following credit:

Scoop (Firm). Doyle, Martin, 1956- :[Minto savages artist]. 31 May 2013. Ref: DCDL-0025083. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/32196274

More information can be found in our terms of use.


All Rights Reserved