Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University Opens Two New Exhibitions

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ITHACA, NY.- The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University presents two new exhibitions beginning Saturday, April 2. Social satirist, bullfighting enthusiast, chronicler of Napoleon’s atrocities, precursor of modernism—Francisco Goya (1746-1828) lent his fertile and often wicked imagination to the many prints he produced during his lifetime. Satire, Shock, and Superstition: The Nightmarish Vision of Francisco Goya features works from all of Goya’s most famous series of etchings, Los Caprichos, The Disasters of War, and Los Proverbios, permitting visitors to compare the outrage or humor the artist brought to each, from April 2 to June 5. The Impressionists inspired a generation of American artists interested in the play of shadow and light, with varied and innovative results. Light and Shadow: American Modernist Paintings and Drawings will