Multi-faceted Illustrator and designer Adolf Born dies at the age of 85

Painter, illustrator, animator, and caricaturist, Adolf Born has died in Prague at the age of 85. The news was released by his daughter Erika. Born was known for his humorous and grotesque caricatures and illustrations. He won many prizes, including the caricaturist of the year award at the 1974 Montreal World Fair. He illustrated more than 250 books. He also turned his hand to animated films and was best known for the Mach and Šebestová cartoon series. He was awarded a prize for his lifetime work at the Anifilm festival in 2013.

Author: Chris Johnstone