Social and Political Issues in Art
Objective: Choose a political or social concern you care deeply
about. Express the conc...
Political and Social Art
0 Political art has been a part of the social landscape of
the world for centuries. Art has alway...
1. Sociopolitical art
Sociopolitical Art
1. What imagery does this Banksy chalk drawing depict about a social concern?
2. In your own words, how...
2. Propaganda
Political art can be used as propaganda to
support a particular cause.
Propaganda -Government that controls ...
3. Propaganda
1. What do you think the message is in this particular piece of art?
2. Do you think the artist was successful in deliveri...
4. Protest
Political art has also been used by citizens as a form of
protest against governments or as a way to let
politi...
Protest
1. Out of these two examples which one creates a bigger impact and why?
2. What other ways have you seen society p...
5. Satire
Political issues are often serious in
nature; however, political art has a way of
helping the citizens of the co...
Satire
1. Between these two pieces of art, which do you feel has a greater impact
on the idea that the artist is trying re...
Banksy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qkc921anMBw
After watching the YouTube link below answer the following
questions:
1...
What is mixed-media art?
Making artwork that
contains more than
one medium.
Your Assignment
You will be able to collect imagery based on expressive properties.
1. Decide on a social or
political con...
Answer the Following
questions…
1. Write three social or
political beliefs that have a
strong impact on your
beliefs.
2. W...
Examples
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Political and social art

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  • 1. Social and Political Issues in Art Objective: Choose a political or social concern you care deeply about. Express the concern in a mixed-media piece of art. Some ideas of things you might be interested in depicting/standing up for or against: •pollution/environmental concerns •abortion rights, •pro-life, racism, •big government, •homelessness. •AIDS, •the war in Iraq, •poverty, •verbal abuse, •bullying, •depression, • teen suicide, • discrimination, • gay rights, •
  • 2. Political and Social Art 0 Political art has been a part of the social landscape of the world for centuries. Art has always been used as a way to reflect society and shed light on issues of the day. 0 There are 5 different ways an artist can present particular points of view in their creative pieces.
  • 3. 1. Sociopolitical art
  • 4. Sociopolitical Art 1. What imagery does this Banksy chalk drawing depict about a social concern? 2. In your own words, how has this idea been presented successfully or not?
  • 5. 2. Propaganda Political art can be used as propaganda to support a particular cause. Propaganda -Government that controls the masses by spreading information.
  • 6. 3. Propaganda
  • 7. 1. What do you think the message is in this particular piece of art? 2. Do you think the artist was successful in delivering the message? Why?
  • 8. 4. Protest Political art has also been used by citizens as a form of protest against governments or as a way to let politicians know that they are unhappy with the way they are dealing with certain issues. In the 1980s, posters were created by AIDS activists who wanted to let the U.S. government know how dissatisfied they were.
  • 9. Protest 1. Out of these two examples which one creates a bigger impact and why? 2. What other ways have you seen society protest against guns?
  • 10. 5. Satire Political issues are often serious in nature; however, political art has a way of helping the citizens of the country see some of the humor of the fighting by creating visual satire.
  • 11. Satire 1. Between these two pieces of art, which do you feel has a greater impact on the idea that the artist is trying reveal? Why? 2. Do you find humor in either, if so which one?
  • 12. Banksy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qkc921anMBw After watching the YouTube link below answer the following questions: 1. How would you describe the art Banksy Creates? 2. What piece of his that stood out to you? Describe it. 3. What kind of political or social statement did he use? Why do you think this? 4. What kind of feeling or initial response did you feel when you saw this piece.
  • 13. What is mixed-media art? Making artwork that contains more than one medium.
  • 14. Your Assignment You will be able to collect imagery based on expressive properties. 1. Decide on a social or political concern that you feel deeply about. 2. Gather text that support your belief or statement. 3. The text can consist of words from the newspaper, magazines, novels, and the internet. 4. Put the words together on your drawing surface using the collage technique. 5. Do a drawing from life of the skeleton in the class directly on top of your collage of words with conte sticks. 6. The arrangement of text and skeleton should be innovative and make sense with the entire composition.
  • 15. Answer the Following questions… 1. Write three social or political beliefs that have a strong impact on your beliefs. 2. Write a statement on why this is a belief that is personal to you. The statement should consist of a minimum of 5 complete sentences. 3. Write down 5-10 words or phrases that reflect your statement.
  • 16. Examples

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