Abusing Power

Satirical Journals from the Special Collections Library


February 23, 2010April 11, 2010

Location: Perkins Gallery

Sponsor: Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library

Artist: Various

Duke University Libraries collection of satirical magazines offers a panorama of international journalistic caricature from its origins in the 1830s to the present day.  This show surveys the spectrum of comic journalism, examining the visual languages of graphic satire, and investigating its rhetorical power.