curated mag - Lines of Attack: Conflicts in Caricature

Duke University’s Nasher Museum of Art presents Lines of Attack from February 4, 2010.

The exhibition compares historical political caricature with more contemporary images (drawn from the Presidency’s of Clinton and Bush) to highlight the position of the genre in journalism. Significant space is allotted for debate and review of the potential for caricature in online media platforms. On view through May 16, 2010.

Above – Nicholas Garland, “America’s Nightmare – after Fuseli,” 2006. Pen, ink and watercolor.  Appeared in Daily Telegraph, February 16, 2006.

Two more examples included in Lines of Attack after the jump.

Steve Bell, "Yellow Cake Road," 2004. Watercolor paper, pen, ink and watercolor, 9 x 12 inches. Appeared in The Guardian, January 21, 2004.
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