Illustrations of the Lebanese caricaturist Pierre Sadek displayed at Sursock Museum

Pierre Sadek was a famous Lebanese caricaturist and a defender of freedom of expression. He worked over 53 years for Lebanese and international newspapers and TV stations where he featured his cartoons and caricatures which expressed his political analyses. https://www.facebook.com/PierreSadekFoundation/photos/a.1810109062333513.1073741850.204636012880834/1810109572333462/?type=3&theater   “Pierre Sadek: Featuring History” is an exhibition at

Sursock Museum

that is displaying the caricaturist’s work for the first time since he passed away in 2013. The gallery, which will run until April 30, exhibits 720 of his drawings. To note, the illustrator created more than 30,000 cartoons, TV animations, and book covers that document the political scene in Lebanon and the region. https://www.facebook.com/PierreSadekFoundation/photos/a.394035890607511.101441.204636012880834/1695961083748312/?type=3&theater   What’s interesting is that there is a censorship room in the exhibition that is displaying Sadek’s censored works. A

tour

that explores the illustrator’s oeuvre will take place on March 15 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.