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November 27, 2018

Daniel Chester French

Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln Memorial,  installed 1920

Gallery

Political Art Topic : Political Stagecraft: Monuments and Memorials

Synopsis

The nineteen-foot tall statue of Abraham Lincoln emerged from the design of Massachusetts sculptor Daniel Ches...

October 19, 2018

Kasimir Malevich

Red Square (Painterly Realism of a Peasant Woman in Two Dimensions), 1915

Suprematism

Political Art Topic : Censorship

Synopsis

Kazimir Malevich was the founder of the artistic and philosophical school of Suprematism, and his ideas about forms and meaning i...

September 26, 2018

Political Art Topic: Censorship

Synopsis

Robert Mapplethorpe was an American photographer, known for his sensitive yet blunt treatment of controversial subject-matter in the large-scale, highly stylized black and white medium of photography.  (excerpt from Wikipedia)

Key...

September 13, 2018

Art Code: Art take Courage

Political Art Topic: Censorship

Synopsis

Ai Weiwei (Chinese: 艾未未; pinyin: Ài Wèiwèi,  English pronunciation (help·info); born 28 August 1957 in Beijing) is a Chinese contemporary artistand activist. His father's (Ai Qing) original surname was wr...

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