Tony Auth

To Stir, Inform and Inflame: The Art of Tony Auth
Michener Art Museum
June 2 – September 23, 2012

Tony Auth’s cartoons, seemingly simple and always direct, have influenced public opinion and politicians for more than 40 years. “Our job is not to amuse our readers,” Auth says of a national artistic heritage of editorial cartooning that began with Benjamin Franklin in 1754. “Our mission is to stir them, inform and inflame them.”