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The Art of the Joke Susie Harries Tuesday 12 December 2017

Artists have always used jokes to make serious statements. and use paint,trompe l'oeil, parody, visual puns.all in fun and all deadly serious: artists jokes will tell you a lot once you know.


Susie Harries  is a writer, editor  and lecturer specialising in twentieth century culture and arts. Her most recent book is a Biography of Sir Nicholas Pevsner.