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A New Freedom – Provocations by Jehan Georges Vibert

Vibert is most widely known for scenes of clergy members; satirized beyond what would have been accepted in any other earlier period in France. To spoof the clergy would have been to risk your life or imprisonment a century earlier. Subtle as they may be, they mock the imperfections in our institutions, specially one as powerful as the clergy. The fourth estate doesn’t always exercise its might through the written [ ... ]