Thursday, February 4, 2010

Caricature Exhibit Opens @ Nasher

Admission to the Nasher Museum of Art is free every Thursday, 5-9pm, and today will mark the opening of the new Lines of Attack: Conflicts in Caricature exhibit. Also currently running is the Big Shots: Andy Warhol Polaroids exhibit, which provides some insight into Warhol's creative process, and includes some paintings of the Nasher family themselves.

Tonight will also afford the opportunity to meet Chris Lamb, professor of communications, College of Charleston, and author of Drawn to Extremes: The Use and Abuse of Editorial Cartoons in the United States. A reception will follow, and they will have a cash bar.

Visitors will also have the chance to react to the show on a webcam at the Free Speech Booth outside the gallery. Nasher will then publish the videos on their YouTube channel.

Thursday, February 4
10 AM Exhibition opens to the public,
"Lines of Attack: Conflicts in Caricature"
5:30 PM Cash bar
6 PM Talk with Chris Lamb

IMAGE: Kevin KAL Kallaugher, "Florida," 2000. Pen, brush and india ink, 16 x 20 inches, Appeared in "The Economist," July 17, 2004.

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