Daumier and Pettibon in Winterthur

Two of the creators of the most incisive and critical drawings in art history join up in an exhibition for the first time: Honoré Daumier (1808-1879) and Raymond Pettibon (1957). In their oeuvres, the two comment with satirical acuity and great wit on the events of their respective epochs. The works of both artists focus on politics and society, the everyday and current events. The juxtaposition of Daumier and Pettibon surprisingly highlights how much they have in common. Bringing their artworks together in one place offers an enriching experience, as each reciprocally sharpens the eye for the other, such that these two outstanding artists foster a highly topical dialogbetween the 19th century and today.