Sunday, August 13, 2006

Richard Mock

The New York Times reports the death of Richard Mock (61), a painter and sculptor whose interest in politics led to a second career as an "editorial" cartoonist, specialising in linocut prints. His visual social commentary appeared in the editorial pages of the from 1978 to 1996. His work has also appeared in New York TimesBarrons, The Wall Street Journal and numerous publications of the United Nations. He was also a regular contributor to The Fifth Estate and The Alternative Press Review.

His paintings and prints are in many public collections including The Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, The New York Public Library, NYC, and The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK.

The New York Times obituary is avilable at: