Obama & Co. as Figures of Fun

May 13, 2009

SOLOTHURN, Switzerland, May 13 /PRNewswire/ — Picture is available via
EPA (European Pressphoto Agency) and can be downloaded free of charge at:

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090513/347153 )

Over 150 spitting-image portrait caricatures of leading international
politicians, celebrities and stars are available at nicocartoon.com. A
picture of former US President George W. Bush is just one example. The
portraits are the work of internationally renowned Swiss star cartoonist Nico.

At http://www.nicocartoon.com, Nico has posted 150 portraits of household
names from the worlds of politics, culture, commerce, art, music, show
business and sport, which can be downloaded for a fee. The site features a
galaxy of personalities, including US President Barack Obama, German
Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Pope Benedict
XVI, Hillary Clinton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Madonna, Tom Cruise, Roger
and many more.

Nico on his webshop: “Media can appreciably increase the attractiveness
of their publications by adding a high-quality caricature. Why use the same
celebrity press photos repeatedly? In our portrait gallery, you can
effortlessly download selected caricatures and pay only EUR 300 for a one-off

About Nico

The Swiss star cartoonist has been poking fun at world events for over 40
years. During this period, he has created more than 28,000 caricatures. For
37 years, Nico plied his trade with the leading Swiss dailies Tages-Anzeiger
and Blick. He also worked for Swiss television for a number of years, and has
published his caricatures in internationally renowned media such as the
German magazine Stern. Nico has received several culture prizes and awards,
and is now well known far beyond Switzerland’s borders.

    Internet: http://www.nicocartoon.com

    Tel.: +41-32-621-19-15
    Fax: +41-32-621-02-76

SOURCE nicocartoon.com

Source: newswire

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