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Tuesday, 31st October 2006

New Exhibit Opens Thursday: Library of Congress Looks at Cartoons in America

Library of Congress Exhibition "Cartoon America" Opens Nov. 2

Cartoon America: Highlights from the Art Wood Collection of Cartoon and Caricature” will open at the Library of Congress on Thursday, Nov. 2, in the Great Hall of the Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C. On view through Jan. 27, 2007, the exhibition is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Saturday.

The exhibition will feature 100 masterworks of such celebrated artists as political cartoonists Thomas Nast, Rube Goldberg, Bill Mauldin, and Patrick Oliphant; comic strip creators Winsor McCay, George Herriman, Chic Young, Milt Caniff, Charles Schulz, and Lynn Johnston; humorous gag cartoonists Peter Arno and William Steig; caricaturists Al Hirschfeld and David Levine; animation drawings and cels from Walt Disney Productions and Hanna-Barbera; and illustrations by Edwin A. Abbey, John Held, and Michael Hague.

Visit the Caroline and Erwin Swann Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon Web Site
Including several online exhibitions.

See Also: Caroline and Erwin Swann Collection of Caricature and Cartoon

Collection digitized? Generally, no. Selected images are included here to give a sample of the collection.

are included here to give a sample of the collection.See Also: Related Collections From Around the Globe


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