Politics in Art

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Glenn Hirsch, Instructor www.glennhirsch.com

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  • 1. Politics in ArtGlenn Hirsch

2. Politics in art is not propaganda.The artist doesn't tell us what to think, butraises a question in all its ambiguity, irony,strange beauty, haunting evil -- using evocativecolor and brilliant sarcasm to enlighten, enrageand empower.Gesture conveys action.Color conveys mood.Light conveys emotion (compassion or drama).Texture provides a subtext.Words can provoke or -- spin the meaning withirony.