Sébastien Thibault was commissioned to create illustrations for the exhibition, “Archeology of Migration,” at La Maison des Métallos, in Paris. The exhibition, sponsored by Inrap, includes Thibault’s powerful image of a red man carrying his profile on his back like a sack.
Sébastien Thibault was interviewed recently by Baron magazine, a French online publication dedicated to culture, design and entrepreneurship. In “Dans l’atelier de Sébastien Thibault: Penser et dessiner le politique,” Thibault discusses his editorial work, how he manages tight deadlines and his international political illustration.
Sebastien Thibault created an illustration for The Guardian Weekend on a topic that poses a dilemma: “If your husband was having an affair, would you want to know?” Thibault’s use of hot colors and sharp edges depicts the conflict many feel about knowing of a spouse’s extramarital affair.
Sébastien Thibault’s recent illustration for The New York Times on the Chinese influence in Australia and how Beijing silences Chinese-Australians. Thibault’s powerful editorial illustration of a man, whose mouth is being bound by the yellow star of the Chinese flag, depicts the coercion Chinese living in Australia face.
Sébastien Thibault was asked by Fortune magazine to illustrate an article on the search for the next great American idea. His illustration of a man unable to reach a light fixture to screw in a bulb shows how hard it’s becoming to develop a knowledge base that will breed new inventions due, in part, to the cost of […]
Sébastien Thibault recently illustrated a feature on abortion in Italy for The New York Times. The article focuses on how the right to an abortion is affected by religious conscientious objectors. Many clinics today in Italy are Catholic and refuse to provide information or basic services to women seeking an abortion. Thibault shows a woman facing […]
Sébastien Thibault, a regular contributor to The Guardian newspaper, was asked to create the cover illustration for the Opinion section of the paper to accompany a piece by George Monbiot entitled, “Capitalism can not save the planet – it can only destroy it.” Thibault’s editorial illustration of a world map on a steaming pressure cooker with dollars […]
Sébastien Thibault’s amazing illustration for Coca-Cola’s Ice Cold poster collection shows three penguins on a red background. Thibault plays with figure/ground relationships in his poster illustration. Look closely and each penguin’s white underbelly is a bottle of Coke. The illustrator’s bold graphic statement, using the simplest of graphic elements, is an outstanding example of conceptual illustration […]
Sébastien Thibault recently illustrated this opinion piece for The New York Times titled “The Terrifying Impunity of Brazil’s Riot Police”.
Sébastien Thibault was asked by the french magazine L’Express Styles to illustrate an article on people with borderline personality disorder.
Sébastien Thibault was asked by The New York Times to illustrate an op/ed piece titled “Let Refugees Fly to Europe”.
Sébastien Thibault was commissioned by The New York Times to illustrate an opinion text about Gaza who is still in ruins after it was pounded by Israel during the 51-day war.
Sébastien illustrated this opinion text for The New York Times about the nuclear deal and how Iranians dare to hope about it.
Sébastien Thibault illustrated an opinion text for The Guardian. The article talks about democracy and how it seems to serve the people no longer, but rather vested interests.
Sébastien Thibault illustrated this cover for The Washington Post. The topic talks about how tech billionaires are using money and data to solve for death.