By Lena Jonson

The Pussy revolt protest, and the next heavy passed remedy of the protestors, grabbed the headlines, yet this used to be no longer an remoted example of artwork being substantially serious of the regime. As this booklet, in keeping with vast unique learn, indicates, there was progressively rising over fresh many years an important counter-culture within the artwork global which satirises and ridicules the regime and the values it represents, even as declaring, via paintings, substitute values. The publication strains the improvement of paintings and protest in fresh many years, discusses how artwork of this sort engages in political and social protest, and offers many illustrations as examples of paintings as protest. The ebook concludes via discussing how vital artwork has been in facilitating new social values and in prompting political protests.

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