Andy Donato fonds [graphic material]
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- Fonds includes:
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- Place of creation:
2,564 drawings : mixed media.
1 collage : cut and paste.
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Fonds comprises original editorial cartoons by Toronto Sun art director and editorial cartoonist Andy Donato. Issues and personalities operate on the national, international, provincial and local arenas. Key Canadian figures portrayed include Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Joe Clark, John Turner, Brian Mulroney, Kim Campbell, Jean Chrétien, Paul Martin and Stephen Harper. Among the caricature portraits of national party leaders are Ed Broadbent, Stockwell Day, Jack Layton, Preston Manning, Alexa McDonough, Audrey McLaughlin, Robert Stanfield. Of the many prominent Cabinet Ministers depicted are Lloyd Axworthy, Pat Carney, Sheila Copps, John Crosbie, Marc Lalonde, John Manley, Jean-Luc Pepin, Allan MacEachen, Jean Marchand, Mitchell Sharp, Michael Wilson. Provincial Premiers depicted include: Lucien Bouchard, Robert Bourassa, Bill Davis, Mike Harris, Bernard Landry, Stephen Lewis, René Lévesque, Peter Lougheed, Frank Miller, Jacques Parizeau, David Peterson, Bob Rae, and Joey Smallwood. American and foreign personalities include: Yasser Arafat, Menachem Begin, Leonid Brezhnev, George Bush, Jimmy Carter, Fidel Castro, Bill Clinton, Gerald Ford, Mikhail Gorbachev, Saddam Hussein, Henry Kissinger, Ayatollah Khomeini, Osama bin Laden, Ferdinand Marcos, Richard Nixon, Osama bin Laden, Ronald Reagan, Condoleezza Rice, Yitzhak Shamir, and Margaret Thatcher. In addition, many Toronto politicians are lampooned including David Crombie, John Sewell and Mel Lastman. National issues of note are: Quebec separatism, the Constitutional debates, federal-provincial relations, health care, crime, poverty, the oil industry, the environment, the fishing industry, leadership races, peacekeeping, elections, taxation, and immigration. On the international stage, the cartoonist covers such topics as: world terrorism including September 11th and its aftermath, armed conflicts such as the war in Bosnia and the Iraq war, peace talks in the Middle East, Soviet-U.S. relations, American interventions such as the Iran-Contra affair, and apartheid.
- Biography/Administrative history:
Donato, Andy, 1937- : Andrew Donato was born in Scarborough, trained in Toronto and has worked for the Toronto Telegram and Sun. Cartoonist.
- Finding aid:
Art (Electronic) Works have been item-level catalogued on the Minisis database. Later collections are accessible through Excel spreadsheets which are available on the accession files. On-line (90: Open)
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