When Social Systems Erode; how have artists responded in the past?

In 2017 in the Western World, and with President Donald J. Trump in power in America, how is this going to effect the present and the future for the artist? In order to find the answer to the question, one needs to look into the past. Here is a short summary of diverse kinds of visuals used when times have gotten tough and when social systems erode. This is how artists have responded, not with many words, but with their art work as their voice piece.

Russian Revolution, 1917 – Armed worker

10a Armed Worker


2. Nazi Posters, 1933 to 1945, Germany



3. President Trump, 2017 America










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