University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Krannert Art Museum (KAM) serves the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the communities of East Central Illinois. All are welcome to enjoy KAM's rich collection of fine art from across the globe, vibrant exhibitions, and engaging programs.
Comedians, editorial cartoons, and memes harness the power of satire, parody, and hyperbole to provoke laughter, indignation—even action. These forms of expression are usually traced to eighteenth-century artists, such as William Hogarth, but they are grounded in the unprecedented freedom of artistic expression in the seventeenth-century Dutch Republic.