The Art Assignment

Cases for Political Art

Season 3 Episode 22 | 12m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

This week we explore some of the most powerful artworks ever made, making the case for political art one work at a time. Pablo Picasso's Guernica, Kathe Kollwitz's prints, Kazimir Malevich's Black Square, Iri and Toshi Maruki's Hiroshima Panels, and Martha Rosler's House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home photomontages. What do you think of as political art?

Aired: 12/15/16

Rating: NR


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