Fall's best art shows

See what the Met, Guggenheim, Whitney and MoMA PS1 have in store. 

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  • Photograph: Courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1962 (62.520.106)

    The Two Are but One (Les Deux Ne Font Qu'un)

  • Photograph: Courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917 (17.3.888-313)

    The King of Brobdingnag, and Gulliver

  • Photograph: Courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959 (59.533.5)

    Top and Tail

  • Photograph: Courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959 (59.500.731)

    The Grimaces (Les grimaces), from the series Recueil de Grimaces (Collection of Grimaces)

Photograph: Courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1962 (62.520.106)

The Two Are but One (Les Deux Ne Font Qu'un)

"Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine," at Metropolitan Museum of Art
The lighter side of art is the subject of this survey of drawings and prints from the Renaissance to the present day. The show tracks the exaggeration of personal features as a vehicle for making social or political commentary—or just plain mocking an unfortunate subject. But considering the talent on hand—Leonardo, Goya, Delacroix and Daumier, to name a few—poking fun has never seemed so stylish. (metmuseum.org). Sept 13--Mar 4.

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