By Lena Jonson

The Pussy insurrection protest, and the following heavy passed therapy of the protestors, grabbed the headlines, yet this used to be no longer an remoted example of paintings being substantially serious of the regime. As this booklet, in line with large unique learn, exhibits, there was steadily rising over contemporary many years an important counter-culture within the paintings international which satirises and ridicules the regime and the values it represents, even as asserting, via artwork, substitute values. The publication strains the improvement of artwork and protest in fresh many years, discusses how paintings of this sort engages in political and social protest, and gives many illustrations as examples of artwork as protest. The ebook concludes by means of discussing how very important paintings has been in facilitating new social values and in prompting political protests.

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