Thursday, March 26, 2009

Monstruous Claws

Companion to an exhibition of historical cartoons and caricatures, some of the most lasting and effective "images that demonstrate the power of art as a vehicle for social and political commentary." Includes annotated images by James Gillray (a British satirist from the 18th century), Charles Dana Gibson, Miguel Covarrubias, Garry B. Trudeau, Thomas Nast, John Held Jr., Peggy Bacon, and others. From the Library of Congress (LOC).
Link: http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/swann/craws/
Access: Free