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Caricature as Portraiture: A Conversation with Tim Menees

Presented by Senator John Heinz History Center at Online/Virtual Space

Dec 03 2020
Caricature as Portraiture: A Conversation with Tim Menees

Join the Heinz History Center for an evening of musings on caricature and portraiture with one of Pittsburgh’s most renowned cartoonists, Tim Menees.

While much of the history of portraiture involves capturing a dignified portrayal of a sitter, there is a time-honored alternative tradition that uses humor and exaggeration to satirize someone or provide commentary on political or other current events. From Andrew Carnegie to Mayor Tom Murphy, how does caricature work, and what motivations and creative processes drive it?

Join the Heinz History Center for an evening of musings on caricature and portraiture with one of Pittsburgh’s most

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