Wednesday, August 29, 2007

American Caricature at TRAF Sept 14- Oct 20

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American Caricature
September 14 - October 20
Opening Reception 5:30 - 9pm with curatorial talk at 7pm

TRAF Gallery, Downtown Pittsburgh
937 Liberty Avenue
m-f: 10am - 5pm | sat: 1-4pm

American Caricature is an international collection of political cartoons commenting on US domestic and foreign policy as seen through the drawing pens of cartoonists from 12 different countries. Featuring work by the political cartoonists of publications such as The GuardianLa Jornada (Mexico), and The New Yorker, the show reflects a unique view of how the world sees America, sometimes conflicting with how America sees itself. (England),

Tim Hooper featured in Perspectives
.....Influenced by American folk art, underground comics, and popular culture, Tim Hooper cites his exposure to the comics of R. Crumb as an early inspiration for his current work. "The first time I ever saw a Robert Crumb comic book was in high school. I had no art influence at all before that point. His comic book was the first thing that grabbed me, and I said, 'This is what I want to do.'......

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