April 25 through August 24, 2009
One of the most witty and adept caricaturists of all time, Honoré Daumier created a body of social and political cartoons that continues to resonate today. The Hood Museum of Art’s collection offers a rich overview of Daumier’s career as a graphic artist, presenting a picture of France at a time in the mid-nineteenth century when cultural and societal changes were ushering in a new era of modernity.
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Generously funded by the Frank L. Harrington 1924 Exhibition Fund.
12 May, Tuesday, 12:30 P.M.
LUNCHTIME GALLERY TALK
Abigail Weir, Curatorial Assistant
Abigail Weir, the curator for France in Transformation: Caricatures by Honoré Daumier, 1833-1870, introduces the exhibition.
30 May, Saturday, 2:00 P.M.
Introductory Tour of France in Transformation: The Caricatures of Honore Daumier
22 July,Wednesday, 12:30 P.M.
LUNCHTIME GALLERY TALK Click here to listen
After Daumier: Social Comment in Illustrations and Cartoons in the Early Twentieth Century
Award-winning American syndicated comic-strip cartoonist and author Jules Feiffer speaks about graphic humor in the Daumier exhibition.
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