Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine

Explore the fascinating and thought-provoking world of caricature and satire in its many forms from the Italian Renaissance to the present. Talks are introduced by Constance McPhee, associate curator, and Nadine M. Orenstein, curator, both in the Department of Drawings and Prints. The afternoon concludes with a lively panel discussion. Offered in conjuncwtion with the exhibition Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine (on view September 13, 2011–March 4, 2012)

Recorded October 16, 2011

"From Italian Caricatura to British Caricature"
Douglas Fordham, assistant professor and director of graduate studies, McIntire Department of Art, University of Virginia

"From Caricature to Comics: A Brief History"
Patricia Mainardi, professor of art history, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York

"A Guerrilla Street Posterer's Field Guide on the Use Value of Art History (and Art Museums) in the Perpetration of Contemporary Caricature"
Robbie Conal, guerrilla poster artist

The exhibition is made possible by The Schiff Foundation.
The catalogue is made possible by the Charles Bloom Foundation.

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