An Austrian Artist Was Sentenced to Jail for His Provocative Illustrations, But He Didn’t Give Up Drawing the Truth

An Austrian Artist Was Sentenced to Jail for His Provocative Illustrations, But He Didn’t Give Up Drawing the Truth

Gerhard Haderer is a famous Austrian artist who began his career as an illustrator for advertising agencies. In 1985, when he got tired of doing commercial projects, Haderer decided to dedicate himself to satiric illustration. For more than 30 years, he has drawn thousands of honest caricatures. In 2005, he was sentenced to 6 months in jail for blasphemy after writing his book, The Life of Jesus. But that didn’t stop Haderer from continuing to be creative. … Read more