Politics on Paper: Art with an Agenda from the SUArt Collection, featuring works from the Syracuse University Art Galleries, opens in the Museum of Art on Friday, February 2, and continues through Saturday, April 7, 2018. An opening reception will be held on Friday, February 2, from 5pm to 8pm. The exhibition highlights a selection of works on paper by noted artists focused on social and political commentary.
Politics on Paper: Art with an Agenda features works made as early as the 1600s and on up to the present day. The included drawings, etchings, photographs, and other print media satirize or expose topics ranging from political conflict and war to issues of social unrest. Represented artists include art historical figures such as Jaques Callot, Honore Daumier, Francisco Goya, Elizabeth Catlett, Kathe Kollwitz, and Andy Warhol, among others.
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