The art of social conscience
An analysis of the art of social and political protest during the last two centuries, with emphasis on the twentieth century, considers the works of well-known artists, the drawings of prisoners in Nazi death camps, and examples of photojournalism
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Rouault and Munch
Social Dimensions in the Art of Picasso
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