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Social Commentary and Global Connections in the Visual Arts

Social Commentary and Global Connections in the Visual Arts


At the end of this module, you will create a series of artworks through which there is a discernable message of social commentary or criticism.

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Robert Lebsack's work tends to focus on social and cultural issues using torn newspapers as context

Visitors at The Museum of Modern Art in front of Julie Mehretu, Empirical Construction, Istanbul, 2003, ink and synthetic polymer paint on canvas, ...

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On the wall at the West Bank, he meditated on a power dynamic upended, as a child frisks a soldier. (Nick Fielding / Alamy)

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With her sketches based on a photographs, Molly Crabapple provides Vanity Fair readers with a

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In Zimbabwe, women have been arrested for road painting to express dissatisfaction with the socio- political landscape. In Palestine, graffiti rebel ...

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Girl Looking at Andy Warhol, Campbell's Soup Cans, 1962, synthetic polymer paint on 32 canvases, each 20 x 16 inches (The Museum of Modern Art) (photo: ...

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The German street art duo HERAKUT–an artistic collaboration between Jasmin Siddiqui and Falk Lehmann–are known for their striking paintings that fuse raw ...

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By doing this, art can mitigate the numbing effect created by the glut of information we are faced with today, and motivate people to turn thinking into ...

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Shaarim Sahat - What Ever (2015) - Mixed Media on Canvas - 66 x

A native of Szczecin, Poland, 40 year old illustrator Pawel Kuczynski trained in graphics at the prestigious Academy of Fine Arts in Poznań, Poland (now, ...

Shaarim Sahat - Teng-Teng (2012)- 91.5 x 91.5 cm - Mixed

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