Satirical artworks have come down to us from the ancient Greeks and Egyptians. Cave dwellers many millennia ago probably indulged in snarky drawings as well. From a show of prints currently running at the Metropolitan Museum (Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine), here are a few selections skewering all manner of pomposity, ridiculing fashion, expressing outrage at politicians, or just exaggerating various aspects of the species homo sapiens.
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