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RE: [teacherartexchange] Art and War

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From: Feldman, Amy (AmyF_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Apr 15 2008 - 07:39:16 PDT


Try a foudation called the Puffin Foundation. They fund many artists
with different points of view. Also, Robert Capra photographed the
Spanish Civil War and although he is not contemporary his work is
powerful and different than painting.
Amy

-----Original Message-----
From: Peggy Woolsey [mailto:eoolspeg@nbnet.nb.ca]
Sent: Monday, April 14, 2008 5:51 PM
To: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] Art and War

Another thought--Posada (Mexican)
On 14-Apr-08, at 9:09 PM, Dana Paternoster wrote:
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>
> After reading these last posts, I am not even sure I want to try
> the unit I have been planning, but I think the students I have been
> working with will not go too far. Anyway, I have been working on
> and off for months on a war and art unit. I would like the
> students to study contemporary artists that are making artwork
> commenting on war. Does anyone have any suggestions on artist and
> links? I have found LOTS of info on WWI and WWII propoganda, and I
> know about Kollwitz, Goya, Guernica, and have had a lot of luck
> finding 9/11 artwork etc.. but I would like to include something
> about what is going on now in Iraq and Afghanistan.
>
> Does anyone have an artist/link or two that they would like to share?
>
> I have a couple that I am thrilled with that I have included.
>
> Thanks so much in advance.
>
> Dana
> Seaford, Delaware
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> http://www.graphicwitness.org/ineye/index2.htm
> http://www.civildefensemuseum.com/
> http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/powers_of_persuasion/
> powers_of_persuasion_home.html
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