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When it comes to caricature portraits the words "art" and "museum" seem somewhat distant. I have already expressed in this blog my most sincere dissent because I believe instead that caricature can in all resepcts be included in a museum as a form of primary art..
No surprise then that in the entire world there are a handful of caricature portraits museums , far less than they should be. I'm not talking about comic strips or humor and satire museums, but galleries that are dedicated exclusively to displaying and preserving caricatures or at least that include a separate section dedicated to this form of art.
Here's the list. Click on the image to link to museums homepages. Please feel free to add new museums if you think this list is incomplete, we will be happy to hear from you.
Caricature by Honoré Daumier
These drawings are found in La Caricature a satirical weekly published French periodical that was distributed in Paris between 1830 and 1843. Many artists the likes of Honoré Daumier and Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard Grandville collaborated with this magazine but there were many others.Read More
La Caricature: Art et Manifeste Du XVI siecle a nos Jours (Skira, Geneva 1974) written by Ronald Searle, Claude Roy and Bernd Bornemann. and John Edwin Jackson.At the beginning of the book Searle writes some authentic reflexions that come across almost as a manifesto on caricature. This can be a starting point for reflexion. I loved reading it and hope you enjoy it as well.Read More