MIA: Subject Archive: Visual Arts: Satire
"We can of course use jokes and satire against hostile and reactionary views, but we will not tolerate jokes made against socialism."
- Gyoergy Marosán, Hungarian Minister, 1957
Caricatures Artists This section contains depictions of political figures in caricature from a variety of sources. There are numerous images of Marx, Lenin, Trotsky, Stalin and fewer of others such as William Morris. This compilation contains editorial cartoons listed alphabetically by artist. It contains major cartoonists from early in the 20th century such as Art Young, William Gropper, and Robert Minor as well as lesser known artists and contemporary cartoonists.
Publications Subjects This archive is under construction but will have cartoons cataloged by the publication they appeared in, such as The Masses, New Masses, The Crocodile, Commonweal, and Puck This section is also under contruction but has some cartoons grouped together by subject, such as wars, education, economy, etc. Miscellaneous Some satrical images of capitalism
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