Freedom of the Press: Artists Publish on the American Presidency

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Aug 26–Oct 26, 2009

MoMA

  • Education Center, Mezzanine Mezzanine

This exhibition of books, mail art, and ephemera explores contemporary artists’ wide-ranging attitudes toward presidents from William Henry Harrison to Bill Clinton to Barack Obama. Bringing to light the engagement and wit of diverse artists, the show celebrates unique Library collections, highlighting their chronological, thematic, cultural, and formal depth.

Organized by Jennifer Tobias, Librarian, Reader Services.

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