Bare Bones: Art as Social Satire

Friday, December 2, 2011 - 12:33 to Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 12:33
Friday, December 2, 2011 - 12:33
Enrique Chagoya, Illegal Alien's Guide to Existentialism, or My Private Border Patrol, 2007. Oil, acrylic, and pastel on canvas. Marie-Louise and Samuel R. Rosenthal Fund.
Exhibition Date: 

 2 Dec 2011 -28 Feb 2012

School Year: 

 2011 - 2012

Location: 

 Burling Gallery

 

Selections from the Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College Art Collection
Curated by Helen Lewandowski ’12

With a selection from recent acquisitions and permanent works in the Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College Art Collection, this exhibition traces and explores the uses of dark imagery and humor to expose societal ills in works by artists from 18th-century British printmaker William Hogarth to contemporary South African artist Diane Victor.

 

Exhibition Catalog (pdf)