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Satirical Journals from the Special Collections Library


February 23, 2010 – April 11, 2010
Location: Perkins Gallery
Sponsor(s): Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library
Artist(s): 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.


This exhibition was sponsored in part by the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation.