Art History

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Death Train: the earliest art to expose horror of concentration camps: The Mexican art collective Taller de Gráfica Popular used lino prints to transmit an explicit, committed political message
Dagen, Philippe
Article
2014
The Mexican art collective Taller de Gráfica Popular used lino prints to transmit an explicit, committed political message. A member of the collective, Leopoldo Mendez, working in 1943, was probably t...
The Female Body in Western Culture
Suleiman, Susan Rubin (ed.)
Book
1986
The female body has occupied a central place in the Western imagination, inspiriing both attraction and fear, seen as both beautiful and unclean, alluring and dangerous, a source of pleasure and evil....
Reimaging America: The Arts of Social Change
O'Brien, Mark; Little, Craig
Book
1990
More than 40 artist-contributors using video as their medium describe and analize how they create art as part or their struggle to alter mass culture and to reconnect with the communities which inspir...
Revolutionary Soviet Film Posters
Ferm, Alan; Mildred, Constantine
Book
1974
Signs of Change: Social Movement Cultures 1960s to Now
Greenwalk, Dara; MacPhee, Josh
Book
2010
Drawn from an exhibition at Exit Art, a cultural center in New York City, Signs of Change is a visual archive of more than 350 posters, prints, photographs, films, videos, music, and ephemera from mor...
The Socialist Register 1965: Volume 2: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1964
Stalinists and Artists in the U.S. "Red Decade"
Cantor, Helen
Article
2015
New York University's recent art show, "The Left Front: Radical Art in the 'Red Decade,' 1929-1940," was a bittersweet experience. In the present period, with successful workers struggles few and far...
The William Morris Internet Archive
Website
A subarchive of the Marxists Internet Archive, featuring the works of the English socialist, writer, and artist William Morris.

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Believing is Seeing (Observations on the Mysteries of Photography)
Morris, Errol
2011
An exploration of photgraphy's complex connection to the real world.
Dada
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Dada or Dadaism is a cultural movement that began in Zürich, Switzerland, during World War I and peaked from 1916 to 1922. The movement primarily involved visual arts, literature, poetry, art manifes...
From Cave Paintings to the Internet
Norman, Jeremy
2013
Chronological and Thematic Studies on the History of Information and Media.
Reading Pictures
A History of Love and Hate
Manguel, Alberto
2000
A meditation on the questions we ask ourselves when standing in front of a piece of art.

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Docs Populi
Documents for the public
Website
Dedicated to documenting and publishing oppositional artwork of the late 20th century.