Social realism

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A look at social realism from various cultures. Visit the ISB Art History channel (http://vimeo.com/channels/isbarthistorychannel) and my website (http://mountains.brianreverman.com/) for additional resources.

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Social realism

  1. 1. What is the difference between social realism and propaganda?
  2. 2. pov
  3. 3. • History painting, including narrative religious mythological and allegorical subjects • Portrait painting • Genre painting or scenes of everyday life • Landscape • Animal painting • Still life Hierarchy of Genres Academy of Painting and Sculpture, 19th Century, Paris
  4. 4. The French School, 19th Century
  5. 5. Bouguereau, Cupid and the Lady, 19th century
  6. 6. Eugene Delacroix, Liberty Leading the People, 1830
  7. 7. Honore Daumier
  8. 8. Honore Daumier, Le Mal de Tete, 1860?
  9. 9. Honore Daumier, The Uprising, 1860
  10. 10. Honore Daumier, Third Class Carriage, 1865
  11. 11. Grant Wood
  12. 12. Grant Wood, American Gothic, 1930
  13. 13. Grant Wood, Woman with Plants, 1929
  14. 14. Grant Wood, Daughters of the Revolution, 1932
  15. 15. Ash Can School
  16. 16. Ben Shawn, The Pasison of Sacco and Vanzetti, 1932
  17. 17. Ben Shawn, The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti, 1967
  18. 18. John Sloan, A Woman’s Work, early 20th century
  19. 19. Lawson, Harlem Flats, early 20th century
  20. 20. George Bellows, Stag at Sharkey’s, 1909
  21. 21. Dorothea Lange
  22. 22. Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother, 1936
  23. 23. Dorothea Lange, Scenes from the Dustbowl
  24. 24. Dorothea Lange, On the Road, 1936
  25. 25. Dorothea Lange, Waiting for Work, 1936
  26. 26. Margaret Bourke-White
  27. 27. Margaret Bourke-White
  28. 28. Margaret Bourke-White. Bread Line during the Louisville Flood, 1937
  29. 29. Margaret Bourke-White, Buchewald, 1945
  30. 30. Thomas Hart Benton
  31. 31. Thomas Hart Benton, The Sources of Country Music
  32. 32. Thomas Hart Benton
  33. 33. Thomas Hart Benton, Plowing it Under, 1934
  34. 34. Thomas Hart Benton, People of Chilmark, 1920
  35. 35. Diego Rivera
  36. 36. Diego Rivera, detail, the Detroit Industrial Murals, 1932-33
  37. 37. Diego Rivera, Mexico Today and Tomorrow, 1935
  38. 38. Diego Rivera, Man Controls the Universe, 1934
  39. 39. Leon Golub
  40. 40. Leon Golub, The Interrogation, 1981
  41. 41. Leon Golub, Interrogation III, 1981
  42. 42. Leon Golub , White Squad V, 1984.
  43. 43. WHAT IS A META-MESSAGE? A meta-message describes those messages that come through reading between the lines. For example, someone sends his wife an email stating he has three meetings that morning and a report to get out in the afternoon. What he is really saying is, "don't bother me today.
  44. 44. SOCIAL REALISM FROM THE SOVIET UNION
  45. 45. Delesio Antonio Berni Desocupados (Unemployed people), mid 20th century
  46. 46. SOCIAL REALISM FROM CHINA
  47. 47. Sheng Qi Luo Brothers Wang Guangyi Zhang Yongtu
  48. 48. Sheng Qi
  49. 49. Sheng Qi
  50. 50. Sheng Qi
  51. 51. Sheng Qi
  52. 52. Sheng Qi
  53. 53. Luo Brothers
  54. 54. Luo Brothers
  55. 55. Luo Brothers
  56. 56. Wang Guangyi
  57. 57. Wang Guangyi
  58. 58. Wang Guangyi
  59. 59. Wang Guangyi
  60. 60. Wang Guangyi
  61. 61. Zhang Yongtu
  62. 62. Zhang Yongtu
  63. 63. Zhang Yongtu
  64. 64. Zhang Yongtu
  65. 65. PROPAGANDA FROM WWII Who’s view is correct?
  66. 66. Norman Rockwell, Rosie the Riveter, 1943
  67. 67. ANTI-AMERICAN PROPAGANDA FROM NORTH KOREA
  68. 68. Anti-American propaganda from North Korea
  69. 69. Anti-American propaganda from North Korea
  70. 70. Anti-American propaganda from North Korea
  71. 71. Anti-American propaganda from North Korea
  72. 72. FAR RIGHT ANTI OBAMA IMAGES
  73. 73. PROPAGANDA PARODY
  74. 74. WHY ARE THESE EFFECTIVE IMAGES? What are we being asked to believe?
  75. 75. What is the difference between social realism and propaganda?

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