Art as Social Commentary
" Social commentary is the act of using rhetorical means to provide commentary on issues in a society. This is often done with the idea of implementing or promoting change by informing the general populace about a given problem and appealing to people's sense of justice. "
Ponder these questions...
- How do artists use visual imagery to comment on political and social structures?
- How do the arts help us to understand and appreciate history and cultural diversity?
- How can I create a piece of art that speaks to an issue I am passionate about?