Laughing Matters: Humor In Art

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Laughing Matters: Humor in Art was a one-day symposium that explored the role of humor in American art of the '60s and '70s. Held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the DePaul Art Museum. For more information about the symposium, please contact us.

 

Symposium Program

Suellen Rocca, Artist, Curator and Director of Exhibitions, Elmhurst College
An Introduction to Humor in Art

 

Lynne Warren, Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art,
Chicago Cracked: A cultural context for the humor present in the early work of Jim Nutt and Karl Wirsum

 

Robert Cozzolino, Senior Curator and Curator of Modern Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
“When the ‘Delinquents’ Strike Back”

 

Janice Fodor, Professor of English, Elmhurst College
The Many Facets of Humor


 


Karl Wirsum, Artist and John Corbett, Writer, Curator, co-owner of Corbett vs. Dempsey Gallery
Seriously: A Conversation with the Fearsome Mr. Wirsum

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