31.03.2011 | Exhibition: Us and Them. An intricate history of otherness

The exhibition will be the eighth presentation of graphic artworks from the Print Room in the Scientific Library of the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences in Krakow at the ICC Gallery. Over a hundred engravings, by such masters as Albrecht Dürer, Wenceslaus Hollar and Jacques Callot, will be on display.

From images of mythical creatures and demons recorded in prints by modern masters like Martin Schongauer, Albrecht Dürer or Lucas van Leyden; from illustrations in books on monsters datable to the late 15th and early 16th centuries; from mass-produced engraving presenting exotic tribes of the new world; from 19th-century illustrations for manuals in medicine and natural sciences; from portraits, and political and life-style caricatures; from selected examples of 20th-century circus posters; from comic books on Batman and films directed by Tod Browning and F.W. Murnau, we have built an exhibitions on otherness.

When? 16.03.2011 – 05.06.2011

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