Exhibition Essays

Sous Les Tilleuls

Sous Les Tilleuls, Sem (Georges Goursat), La Baionnette No. 6 August 12, 1915

The exhibition Sem, GiGi, and Caricature celebrates the new thirty-foot long acquisition Sem au Boisaccompanied by other special collection materials contextualizing caricature during la Belle Epoque in France, and as expressed in the comedic novella, GiGi, written by the French author Colette Willy.

On display are late 19th and early 20th century illustrated journals, books, prints and newspapers from the University of Minnesota Special Collections, in particular, the Francis V. Gorman Rare Art Book Collection.

Exhibition Essays