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Bill Mauldin & The Art Of War Exhibit

From PRWeb:

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library is proud to announce its newest exhibit, “Drawn to Combat: Bill Mauldin & the Art of War,” which will celebrate the artistic career of cartoonist Bill Mauldin.


© Chicago Sun Times/Bill Mauldin

From the Pritzker Military Museum and Library:

For nearly fifty years, from World War II to the end of the Cold War, Bill Mauldin used his artistry and wit to provide commentary on the world as he saw it, earning two Pulitzer Prizes in the process. As a soldier and nationally syndicated political cartoonist, he used his voice and platform to critique the policies and actions of the nation’s leaders, both military and civilian, when they came up short.

From PRWeb:

“Drawn to Combat: Bill Mauldin & the Art of War” will feature 125 original Mauldin drawings, another 35 reproduced images, and more than 20 original artifacts. The art spans the breath of Mauldin’s entire career, from 1937 – 1994, from early years learning art in Chicago, to the frontlines of WWII in Europe, to his last years at the Chicago Sun-Times.

Opening to the Public on May 14, 2021 with a Member Preview on May 13.
Virtual components and the online exhibit to be available on May 14.

Where: Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60603
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 4pm CT

 

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