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Just in time for the inauguration weekend
ART SOIREE presents:
3rd Annual Cartoonist Exhibit
a journey back through Obama’s first-term in the office through the eyes of the world’s most respected contemporary editorial cartoonists.
IT'S NOT ABOUT POLITICAL IDEOLOGIES, NOR PARTY LINES.
IT'S NOT LEFT, IT'S NOT RIGHT.
IT’S AN ARTISTIC COMMENTARY ON THE NEWS, POLITICS AND EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD OVER THE PAST FOUR YEARS;
A CREATIVE TAKE ON THE ISSUES OF THE TIME AND ESSENCE BY
KAL (The Economist), DARYL CAGLE (MSNBC), TOM TOLES (Washington Post), MIKE KEEFE (Denver Post), JIMMY MARGULIES (The Record, Time, Newsweek, New York Times, USA Today), ANN TELNAES (The Washington Post), SIGNE WILKINSON (Philadelphia Daily News ), CHRISTO KOMARNITSKI (Sega, Sturshel), DAMIEN GLEZ(La Monde, Courrier International, La Gazette)
Join in for a unique night as we bring together the best published political cartoons of 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 in a unique exhibition, which will document the highs and lows of those years. They will provide an insightful record in the US history during Obama’s presidency, commenting on politics, society, economy, education, human rights, presidential elections, war, republican and democratic political figures, and more.
EXPLORE THE CARTOONS ON DISPLAY
MEET THE ARTISTS BEHIND THE ARTWORK
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Editorial cartoons are unlike any other form of commentary. For over 500 years the art of political cartoons has been used to convey social and political messages through the use of images familiar to all of the people in a society.
Visual in nature, cartoons highlight minute details to make a specific point. With simple pen strokes, they provide a commentary in ways that eludes written or spoken reporting, a truly unique historical perspective—entertaining, yet clever, and insightful. In US, this powerful form of art has always reflected key moments in history.
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Art Soiree’s goal is to discover, support and promote talented contemporary artists, by providing them unique and exciting opportunities to exhibit their work and showcase their talent to a wider audience, gaining local, national and international recognition.