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Celebrity Caricature in America

April 10, 1998 – August 23, 1998

Museum: Portrait Gallery

Location: Galleries 121A & 121B

Some 200 works explore the craze for celebrity portrait caricature in America between the World Wars. Subjects include Garbo, Will Rogers, Josephine Baker, and Babe Ruth as parodied by such artists as Miguel Covarrubias, Ralph Barton, and Al Hirschfeld.

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Catalogue: $45 (cloth)

See May 1998 Smithsonian magazine, p. 68

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