Obama & Co. as figures of fun: leading cartoonist portrays over 150 of the world's best-known personalities

Solothurn, Switzerland (ots) -

Picture is available via EPA (European Pressphoto Agency) and can be downloaded free of charge at: http://www.presseportal.ch/de/pm/100017384

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 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 Federer 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 publication."

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: www.nicocartoon.com



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