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The Sorrow of Too Many Joys: Satire in 19th Century France

Sep 5 – Dec 6, 2015
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art
4484 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA 30319

The Shelley and Donald Rubin Exhibition Series presents The Sorrow of Too Many Joys: Satire in 19th Century France Including Master Drawings and Sculpture from the Schlossberg Collection

This exhibition is composed of 96 original works of art loaned from private collections, as well as the High Museum of Art in Atlanta and the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis.

The Sorrow of Too Many Joys examines satire and caricature utilized by artists in 19th century France such as Manet, Isabey, and Daumier. Recurring subjects include social and political satire, which sought to criticize various politicians and rulers, as well as fellow artists.

Curated by John Daniel Tilford, Curator of Collections, OUMA. This exhibition is part of The Shelley and Donald Rubin Exhibition Series.

Admission:
$5 Adults
Free for children under 12
Free for Members or OU Students w/ Petrel Pass

Hours:
Tue-Sun: noon – 5 pm
(closed on Mondays and university holidays)

photo:
Sulpice-Guillaume Chevallier (known as Paul Gavarni) (1804-1866)
Partis en Guerre Pour Tuer Les Ennemis (They went off to war to kill their enemies) ca. 1850

13” x 8”, Watercolor, gouache, pen and grey ink on light tan paper
Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Michael Schlossberg

http://museum.oglethorpe.edu/exhibitions/the-sorrow-of-too-many-joys

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