Social commentary in art

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Social commentary in art

  1. 1. Pablo Picasso, ‘Guernica’Social Commentary in Art
  2. 2. Francisco Goya, “Execution of Spanish Rebels, May 3rd 1808”
  3. 3. Van Gogh“The Potato Eaters”and“The Absinthe Drinker”
  4. 4. Barbara Krueger
  5. 5. Banksy
  6. 6. Keith Haring
  7. 7. ‘Unemployed’, stained glass, Roger Gordy
  8. 8. Dorothea Lange, photographerKelly Finlaw,digital photography
  9. 9. Mark Jenkins’ disturbingand realistic installationshave been known to causemany 911 calls. Using thecity as his canvas, Jenkinslitters the landscape withsculptures of headless andfaceless humans, dead orsleeping bodies, often toprovide a socialcommentary on howhomeless people aredehumanized by themasses.
  10. 10. Your work!Topics/ issues: Poverty, Racism, Aids, Smoking, Drugs, Crime, Gangs, Abuse, Child abuse, Family, Violence, Torture, Modern Slavery, Terrorism,Environmental issues, Technology, Relationships………..Media: photography, comic stories, drawing, painting, collage, installation,Sculpture……………….

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