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Remembering The Society of American Fakirs, 1891-1914

Event Details

Date
Friday, January 24, 2020
Time
All day
Location
Kohler Art Library, , Conrad A. Elvehjem Building
Description
This exhibit brings together seven parody art exhibition catalogs from the Society of American Fakirs, a group of students from the Art Students League that organized annual art spoof shows. Along with an original Fakir painting, show advertisements and related ephemera also help showcase the distinct early 20th century humor of the Art Students League, offering a rare window into the silly side of art.
Cost
Free

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