A bunch of crock: political commentary by Safwat Saleem

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Art on Thursday 27 June 2013

A bunch of crock is a project Safwat Saleem started to make a very clear point about how most political campaigns are complete lies. The art exhibit gets straight to the point by showing you what politicians want you to see, then exposing what they’ve actually been saying. I appreciate being told the truth for […]

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Political billboard art by Peter Fuss

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Art on Friday 20 January 2012

I’ve been thinking a lot about political art in public lately, especially on billboards, and Peter Fuss is someone that gives me a lot of ideas and inspiration.

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Chris Bors

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Friday 4 November 2011

I’ve been very interested in political messaging lately considering all the unrest around the world, so Chris Bors’ paintings – which mimic silk-screened posters and combine images from vintage magazines and children’s activity books with hardcore band logos and original drawings – are resonating with me with the ways in which they draw ideas together in simple, graphic ways.

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Good to the last drop

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in New Art on Friday 28 May 2010

The always incendiary pop artist, Ron English, has come up with this typically blunt commentary on the Gulf oil spill disaster.

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