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Can you name the politicians caricatured here? Hint: they didn't run in the last election. They were all biggies in the July Monarchy, the corrupt administration that ruled France in the 1830s, and favorite objects of ridicule for artist/journalist Honore Daumier. That pear in the middle is his least favorite, King Louis-Phillipe. The drawing, Masks of 1831, is part of The Charged Image: Political Satire in the Age of Daumier, a collection of political art from the first five years of the July Monarchy. It runs through December 4 at the University of Chicago's David and Alfred Smart Gallery, 5550 S. Greenwood. Gallery hours are 10 to 4 Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 10 to 7:45 Thursday, and noon to 4 Sunday. Admission is free; 702-0200.


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