August 27
Social Protest & Affirmation

 

 

Eugene Delacroix.  Liberty Leading the People.  Oil on canvas.  1830.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Eug%C3%A8ne_Delacroix_-_La_libert%C3%A9_guidant_le_peuple.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spinner

Lewis Hine. Spinner in New England Mill . 1913.
Koetzle, Hans Michael.  Photo Icons:  The Story behind the Pictures.  Vol. 1. Taschen, Koln, 2002.

 

 

1907 government inquiry revealed that at least 1,750,178 children between 10 and 15 years old were working in US factories
 
In cotton mills, almost 50% of the workers were an average of 10 years old

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kathe Kollwitz.  The Outbreak.  1903.
http://windshoes.new21.org/art-gallery/kollwitz/f3_1.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ye Yushan and a team of sculptors from the Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts, Chongqing. 
The Rent Collection Courtyard
.  Clay, life-size figures.  1965.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edward and Nancy Kienholz. The State Hospital (exterior). 1966.
Upshaw, Reagan. "Scavenger's Parade." Art in America. October 1996: 98 -107.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The State Hospital

Edward and Nancy Kienholz. The State Hospital (interior). 1966.
Upshaw, Reagan. "Scavenger's Parade." Art in America. October 1996: 98 -107.

 

 

 

 

 

Ed Kienholz. The Illegal Operation. 1962.
http://noskoff.lib.ru/pina/KIENHOLZ/illegal_operation_1962.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yinka Shoniabare.  The Swing (After Fragonard).  2004.
http://img150.imageshack.us/img150/262/shonibaretheswing1yo8.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jean-Honore Fragonard. The Swing. c. 1768.
http://teachers.sduhsd.k12.ca.us/ltrupe/ART%20History%20Web/final/chap19BaroqueRococo/Fragonard-The%20Swing.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Gainsborough. Mr. and Mrs. Andrews. c. 1748 - 49.
Janson, H.W. and Anthony F. Janson. History of Art. 6th Ed. Vol. 2. North Carolina: Prentice Hall and Harry N. Abrams, 2001. 2 vols.

Yinka Shonibare.  Mr. and Mrs. Andrews Without Their Heads.  1998.
http://www.vam.ac.uk/vastatic/microsites/giveandtake/images/full/shonibare-1.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ken Gonzales Day.  Erased Lynching (1884) . 2004.
http://kengonzalesday.com/projects/erasedlynching/01.htm

 

 

More Ken Gonzales Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

Protests Against Military Action

 

 

Palette of King Narmer.  Slate.  25”.  c. 3000 BCE. (front)
http://www.tronchin.com/Art1A/lecture%204_files/image004.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Heartfield.  Goering the Executioner.  Photomontage.  1933.
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/davepalmer/cutandpaste/images/dada/heartfield/heartfield4.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wrapped Reichstag

Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Wrapped Reichstag, Project for Berlin. 1979.
Baal-Teshuva, Jacob.  Christo and Jeanne-Claude.  Koln:  Taschen, 2001.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have No fear- He's A Vegetarian

John Heartfield. Have No Fear- He's AVegetarian. 1936.
Stokstad, Marilyn. Art History. Revised Second ed. Vol. 2. New York: Prentice Hall Inc., and Harry N. Abrams Inc., 2005.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Francisco Goya.  The Execution of May 3, 1808.  1814.
Stokstad, Marilyn. Art History. Revised Second ed. Vol. 2. New York: Prentice Hall Inc., and Harry N. Abrams, 2005.

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Paul Filo.  Untitled (Kent State: girl screaming over dead body).  1970.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Kent_State_massacre.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pablo Picasso. Guernica. 1937.  11' X 23'.  Oil on canvas.
http://likovna-kultura.ufzg.hr/images31/Picasso.Guernica2.jpg

 

 

"Painting is not done to decorate apartments. It is an instrument of war for attack and defense against the enemy." -Picasso as quoted in Artforms

 

 

 

Colin Powell standing in front of the covered Guernica tapestry at the United Nations