Political art: When the foxes guard the henhouse
Posted 10 months ago and submitted by Rachelle Meyer | Share link: http://illo.cc/91156

The morning after the Capitol Hill riot, I was driven to make this illustration. It’s based on an American colloquialism that seems especially apt when applied to this shocking attack. When a friend requested postcards of the image so she could send a powerful written message to politicians, it led me to think deeper about how I can do more with my art, especially when it’s inspired by current events. For this reason I’m also making some of these postcards available on my webshop at wholesale costs. Less slacktivism, more activism in 2021!

Rachelle Meyer
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Tel: +31 (0)64 186 13 81

I'm an American illustrator living in Amsterdam. My work has been used for best-selling authors such as Dave Eggers, Audrey Niffenegger, and Nick Ortner, and I work for publishers … Show more.

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Profile updated 21st October, 2021
Member since 27th February, 2014
Kinderjury 2018, Nominated Hotze de Roosprijs 2018, Finalist Alexander Patterson Cappon Fiction Prize
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— Kitty Leering, Producer, TEDxAmsterdam