"America. Satirical Drawings by Tomi Ungerer "presents graphic works from the museum's collections, mostly produced by the artist between 1956 and 1971 and put in context with other illustrators from the same register. « In 1956, at the age of 25, I embarked for New York with sixty dollars in my pocket and a case of drawings and manuscripts, "recalls Tomi Ungerer. The immediate success of the young Frenchman was set in a context very favorable to illustration, where the press, the printers and the editors were supportive. The American society and politics of the 1960s provided him with a privileged field of observation. The Underground Sketchbook, Horrible, The Party, America, among others, bring together powerful testimonials of graphic satire.
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