Pop Culture and the Arts

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Pop Culture and the Arts Tanmika Lawson Arts/125 Nov 21, 2016 Prof Dawn Sealy
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Introduction The presentation will speak on Protest Art a form of art which was created during the Civil Right movement. The artist are portraying in their work of dealings, emotions, daily life and the heart wrenching effects that African American people had during that time. It was an expression that illuminated through the paintings of these artist which were from the south. Instead of speaking vocally these artist express their thoughts in their paintings.
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Description and Analysis of Artwork Benny Andrews (American, 1930–2006). Witness (detail), 1968. Oil on canvas with painted fabric collage One of several powerful collages that frame black Americans in the context of both defiance and survival.
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Description and Analysis of Artwork Emma Amos: Three Figures, 1966. Oil on canvas, Three Figures portrays her interest in the feminist issues in general and issues of black feminine beauty that would define some of her later work.
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Description and Analysis of Artwork Moneta Sleet Jr. (American, 1926– 1996). Rosa Parks, Dr. and Mrs. Abernathy, Dr. Ralph Bunche, and Dr. and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr. leading marchers into Montgomery, 1965, The Selma March Home “I wasn't there as an objective reporter,'' he once said. ''I had something to say and was trying to show one side of it. We didn't have any problems finding the other side.''
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Description and Analysis of Artwork Philip Guston :City Limits, 1969. Oil on canvas The painting is categorized as a baroque grandeur an insistence on the fascination of cruelty.
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Benny Andrews Benny Andrews' account artworks recount powerful stories of socially bad form. He was shunned by his childhood in the isolated American South, Andrews made an assortment of
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