Jersey Shore; watchers and watchees. Steve Brodner for The New Yorker.

Renowned political cartoonist, illustrator, and art journalist, Steve Brodner, has affected the minds of countless Americans through his art.  Whether or not you are familiar with his name, you’ve probably seen his work countless times.  He has been published in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Harper’s, Rolling Stone, and many more.  Brodner’s work, like Thomas Rowlandson’s, is smart, satirical, and often less than polite.  Also in line with Rowlandson, Brodner is particularly active during election time.  During the 2008 Presidential election, Brodner worked with The New Yorker to create a series of editorial videos called The Naked Campaign, concerning the candidates and their views.  These videos show the artist at work as he discusses his opinions on a wide variety of subjects.  If you want a window into Brodner’s creative possess and political mindset, these videos are fantastic!

Click here to see The Naked Campaign

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Smashing Crayons video # 5: Donald Gaga. Steve Brodner.

Brodner is coming to the Art Center on June 4th at 2 p.m. to give a tour of the exhibition, Pleasures and Pursuits of Georgian England, talking about one of his favorite artists, Thomas Rowlandson.  The cost is $25 for members and $30 for non-members.

(Space is limited, so contact Francine Brown at frbrown@vassar.edu or 845-437-5237 by June 1 to reserve your spot.)

Tim Geithner, Treasury Secretary, finds it's all a crap shoot. Steve Brodner for Business Week.

Jobs chasing Beatles tunes for i-Tunes Steve Brodner for Fortune

Steve Brodner on "Opposite Day" in Politics. Steve Brodner for PBS.

Michael Douglas as Gordon Gekko; imagining the Wall St. sequel. Steve Brodner for Business Week.

Steve Brodner: Year in Review. Steve Brodner for PBS.

Bank of America's Ken Lewis and his toxic Merrill Lynch dinner. Steve Brodner for Atlantic Monthly.

Reservoir Runners. Steve Brodner for The New Yorker.

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