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Politics and Parody Power MOWA’s Comics Exhibit

Media Coverage June 11, 2024

(MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN) – It’s no surprise to see political satire everywhere these days, not the least of which are the political cartoons found in many publications and almost all daily newspapers. Many cartoons help vent the public psyche in times of emotional distress and upheaval. Succinct, often striking imagery can make a point more sharply than even the most erudite editorial, all thanks to the talent of an astute, insightful cartoonist.

That’s the point of a current exhibit from the Museum of Wisconsin Arts on display through June 23 at their DTN gallery inside Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel. A collection of 42 cartoons from 18 Wisconsin artists comprise “Pow-litical Comics: From Ripon to the RNC,” a prescient display designed to introduce current and past political humor and link Ripon, Wis., birthplace of the Republican Party, to the upcoming Republican National Convention at the Fiserv Forum, July 15-18.

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