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Art & Politics

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The conductor’s baton is mightier than the sword: The West-Eastern Divan...

Daniel Barenboim is an acclaimed Argentine-Israeli pianist and conductor of several leading orchestras, including the Vienna Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Staatskapelle...

The politics behind Picasso’s art.

Can we distinguish the art from the artist who makes it? When we get to know the political affiliations, lives and controversies of...

Art as propaganda – mightier than the sword

Arno Breker once said that his sculptures had “nothing to do with politics… for good art is above politics”. This German artist, oftentimes referred to...

The art behind flags: what can we learn from it?

Vexillology is the study behind the history and the design of flags. This isn’t just some niche hobby. The NAVA, the North American Vexillological...

How Francisco Goya invented war photography without ever touching a camera

For hundreds of years it was normal for painters to glorify war. Bloody battles functioned as events to be painted by famous artist. You...

How Banksy is giving us all a voice in politics

On February 13th, an artwork showed up on a wall in Bristol, England, depicting a little girl firing a slingshot into the sky,...

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