Brasilian photographer Luciana Urtiga does black and white selfportraits by associating surrealistic symbols

Surreal Black And White Autoportraits

Diptych Ideas sculpture Brasilian photographer Luciana Urtiga does black and white selfportraits by associating surrealistic symbols

picture of the silent protest organized by Occupy Boise, part of the Occupy Wall Street gatherings. Today they are taping $1 over their mouths to symbolize how the 1% have silenced the other 99% in the USA. They also say the $1 is one dollar more than the Bank of America has paid in taxes

the last pinner pinned this as Freedom of speech. I see this as Put your money where your mouth is.//I see it as money isn't power it's weakness;only a strong man can truly live without money.

Shoes on the Danube Bank, Budapest | Holocaust Memorials Around The World - BuzzFeed News

Holocaust Memorials Around The World

Banksy, one of the most infamous street artist ever. Banksy is a pseudonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist, film director, and painter. His satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine dark humour with graffiti done in a distinctive stencilling technique. - See more at: http://geekshizzle.com/2013/07/05/complete-banksy-art-infographic/#sthash.SeDNSnm2.dpuf

Canvas art gallery Canvas Elite has created a fantastic infographic that traces the career of the infamous and mythical graffiti artist Banksy.

as true 23 years ago as it is today. infuriating & sad that we are still going round like this. Barbara Kruger, Untitled, 1989.

Rizzoli recently published a retrospective volume on conceptual artist Barbara Kruger. She has stayed busy since the Seventies creating an indigenous American form of public feminist art.

Pawel Kuczynski illustrations - 29 Drawings Will Make You Question Everything Wrong In The World

Polish artist Pawel Kuczynski has worked in satirical illustration since specializing in thought-provoking images that make his audience question their everyday lives. His subjects deal with …

By:NA I like how good they fit together but how they are polar opposites. How one represents life and the other destruction. #yingandyang

Street Art of the week #15

Juxtaposition - Juxtaposition is a contrasting effect. In this artwork a tree and a bomb explosion are both being contrasted. This works perfectly because the explosion represents destruction but the tree shows life.

BBC - BBC Arts - The Modern Face of Syria: Imranovi's art of war - “The new Syria has only one face to show to the world.”

Exploring the work of exiled Syrian artist Imranovi in the Modern Face of Syria exhibition

Raoul Hausmann. The Art Critic 1919-20. Hausmann, a founder member of the Berlin Dada group, developed photomontage as a tool of satire and political protest. The fragment of a German banknote behind the critic’s neck suggests that he is controlled by capitalist forces. The words in the background are part of a poem poster made by Hausmann to be pasted on the walls of Berlin.

Fig Raoul Hausmann The Art Critic Lithograph and photographic collage on paper support: 318 x 254 mm Purchased ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2002

political art! Love this piece. The first one, pedophiles in the catholic church, child prostitution in Thailand, child army recruitment in Syria, child organ trafficking, free guns in USA and child obesity.

’“The first image refers to pedophilia in the Vatican. Second child sexual abuse in tourism in Thailand, and the third refers to the war in Syria. The fourth image refers to the trafficking of organs.

Aleppo, Syria. Death & distraction by air bombing by Syrian jets for the past 1000 days

For the last month, photographer Narciso Contreras has been showing the destruction in Aleppo, Syria. Here, people walk past damaged homes during heavy fighting between Free Syrian Army fighters and government forces

Activists protesting against oil spills, oil drilling and climate change can make a bold statement by using their bodies as a canvas, covered in fake oil, to remind people just how dirty crude oil really is. These were protests against Cairn Energy drilling in the Gulf of Valencia, BP funding of Tate Museum, and Canadian tar sands oil in Europe.

Activists protesting against oil spills, oil drilling and climate change can make a bold statement by using their bodies as a canvas, covered in fake oil, to remind people just how dirty crude oil really is.

Peter Kennard's Photomontage, recycles news imagery to show the unrevealed truth in political systems.

PETER KENNARD: Photomontage, recycles news imagery to show the unrevealed truth in political systems. A different take on combining parts of different photos to make one cohesive and powerful message.

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Shepard Fairey on Capitalism, Freedom, Selling Out, and What Makes Great Art

The Tyrant Boot print was inspired by the Frederick Douglas quote “The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance.

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