The University of Notre Dame will cover murals in a campus building that depict Christopher Columbus in America, the school’s president said.
Political Artwork archive on Democracy Chronicles
These Political Artwork articles reflect the strong relationship between the arts and politics, particularly between various kinds of art and power, occurs across historical epochs and cultures. As they respond to contemporaneous events and politics, the arts take on political as well as social dimensions, becoming themselves a focus of controversy and even a force of political as well as social change. Also see our main section on Political Art or our extensive articles on World Protest.
Topics include Harvey Weinstein, Elizabeth Holmes, Miles Davis, David Crosby, the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook scandal, Toni Morrison and Dr. Ruth.
Street singer gives voice to Venezuela’s growing diaspora after she wrote a heartfelt reggae song about leaving her homeland that went viral on the internet
Lin-Manuel Miranda reprises “Hamilton” role in Puerto Rico expected to raise funds for artists and cultural groups struggling in the wake of Hurricane Maria
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Poster exhibit from 20 years collection by Stephen Lewis illustrates history of battles for women’s rights from job discrimination to battle for equality.
Hossein Parsaee calls Victor Hugo’s classic a “masterpiece without borders” but his groundbreaking production of “Les Miserables” hit has unique twists.
The man South Africans know as J-Z is dropping an album. But instead of fans, haters question why public dollars are being used to fund the project.
The Museum of Black Civilizations in Senegal opened this month amid a global conversation about the ownership and legacy of African art.
As Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recovers from recent surgery for early stage lung cancer, two new films are paying tribute to her life and accomplishments.