"What a Frightful Spectacle!": Lithographs of Honoré Daumier

Tuesday, Mar 28 – May 20, 2017 5 – 8 pm

Northern Illinois University
Altgeld Hall, 1st Fl., West End
DeKalb, IL 60115

Exhibition on view through May 20, 2017

“What a Frightful Spectacle!”: Lithographs of Honoré Daumier surveys Daumier’s satirical observations of aristocrats, politicians and the ‘average Joe’ caught up in the tumultuous civic transformations of 19th century Paris. 

Part of the exhibition suite Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary