Democracy Activist Ai Weiwei Fight Unending Battle With Dictatorship to Express Dissent
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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.
Sudanese Artist: African Country Fighting Multiple Crisis as Dictatorship Continues to Make Situation Worse
Japanese Music Contest’s Challenge to Existing Institutions Compared With Arab Spring and the Theory That Music Elections Aid the Democratization Movement
Bahrain Dictatorship Urged to halt Active Repression as Pro-Democracy Protests Grow
Sean “Diddy” Combs, Jay-Z, Young Jeezy Could Play Major Role in Election Turnout as Candidate Obama Seeks Support From Rap Stars
Demonstrations as Russian Protestors Seek to Free Rock Band Jailed Opposition Artists