Love the fun style, the rich and simple naivety inherent in these gorgeous artworks and caricatures by Michel Sauve of Canada all having a touch of humour. Picked out a few legal and justice themed pieces all reflecting two themes: law and hockey. The Catch Michel Sauve: A caricaturist or a naive painter, this is a question... Continue Reading →
From an interview with the artist, Cassie Graus of Kitty Cassandra Etsy Shop 'Can you share a story with us behind a painting that you especially enjoyed working on? Maybe because of the story behind the kitty? I really enjoyed working on the supreme court justice cat. The client is in law school, and named her persian... Continue Reading →
One of my favourite legal themed sketches by Lisa Bowden of Lisa Bowden Art in Western Australia. Here's my take on the image: 'Footprints of a skeleton lawyer hurrying through the graveyard, past the tombstones, the dead, the ghosts and ghouls on a cold, wet, misty grey night .... a thin fog rolling across .... but nobody is... Continue Reading →
Legal garments in Australia are steeped in history and custom. A lawyer's robe, at least what we are required to wear in South Australia, is open at the front (no buttons) as we wear a black jacket underneath. The robe is complex and layered in its design elements. As for making the robe. Perish... Continue Reading →
Courtroom Couture of formality and tradition means the lady lawyer must don her wig and robe for 'the Captain Cook look' as in this portrait from Ada Evans Law Chambers. The Law Report: When it comes to traditional wigs & robes, views in the legal community differ. Nic Angelov is a Sydney barrister. He makes the... Continue Reading →
Quid Pro Quo Crow Forensic Utterances Felonious Verse Tempestuous Prose Dramatic Action or all of the above 'THE POINT' 'THE ATTACK' 'BADGERING THE WITNESS' By Canadian artist Don Monet. More on Don Monet. Will Bullas art of course.
"Yes, Me Lud, kindly greetings." "Much obliged Your Worship." "With respect Your Honour." Lords, Justices and Right Honourables bewigged and bewildered in full ceremonial dress (in the UK). Full bottomed powdered wigs, lace cravats, cuffs and buckled shoes. Found these images in a 1947 copy of The Sphere. With all due respect, their Honours, so... Continue Reading →
Simplicity says so much in this award winning portrait In Chambers by Charlotte Draycott the 1st prize winner in the EWL Photo Competition in 2010. The young barrister dressing signifies a moment where the woman oscillates between her femininity, youth and the identity imposed by the barrister’s robes. It explores the tension between the traditional presentation of the English legal establishment... Continue Reading →