WHAT IS ACTIVIST ART?
Short but interesting essay by the President of California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)
Amazing exploration by the Tate Organization (of Tate Art Museum fame). Be sure to follow the links provided.
Delivered by a storyteller, "Art as Activism" is a rambling (but entertaining) interpretation of the issue including a personal take. Produced by TEDx.
A thoughtful exhibit which, through the artwork, explains the term Activist Art. Smthsonian American Art Museum's "Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War. Be sure to watch the second video.
Link connects to WIDEWALL's "Greatest Protest Art Examples - From Picasso to Banksy" In its investigation of particular artists it opens the window into what makes Activist Art.
Hyperallergenic's coverage of The Feminist Art Coalition's coordination with museums nationwide to display feminist art in anticipation of the 2020 election.
A very interesting book which asks "What makes a piece of art 'political'? Can art catalyze political change? By exploring how art is used by politics and politics by art...This book will challenge its readers to consider often devalued and marginalized political artworks as a proper part of the history of modern and contemporary art."
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