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Humor In Art: A Celebration Of Visual Wit

3.38 of 5 stars 3.38  ·  rating details  ·  8 ratings  ·  2 reviews
“Insightful, and mirthful...Six comprehensive chapters define, examine, and illustrate various types of visual humor, including wit and whimsey, parody and satire, and even comic nonsense and Surrealism....Focusing on 20th-century studio art and design, the text also explores caricature and cartooning.”—Curriculum Review. “A light-hearted, visual romp through the whimsical ...more
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Published June 30th 1997 by Davis
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Heidi Larew
"We are the only creatures who both laugh and weep, and I think it is because we are the only creatures who see the difference between the way things are and the way they might be. Tears bring relief, but laughter brings release." Robert Fulghum

"For health and the constant enjoyment of life, give me a keen and ever present sense of humor; it is the next best thing to an abiding faith." George B. Cheever
Dave Riley
Hated it: academic and indulgent. Pretentious. It did however reference some key works and artist but then tried to cobble the lot together under the same all in theme.

Not all of it was 'humor'.

Pretty pictures to be had.
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