Social commentary art

By: Sydnie Roberts

Personaje INK, INK Crew, 2013, From the collection of: Bogotá Street Art
This is an example of satire because the artist is choosing to emphasize the flaws of the character, along with the prominent bodily features.
possum battle, Smug, Sofles, Adnate, 2014/2014, From the collection of: All Those Shapes
This art is an example of science fiction, because it appears to take place in this world since it has a possum, but it includes futuristic elements, such as complex machines and robots battling.
Mirando, DjLu, Lesivo, 2014, From the collection of: Bogotá Street Art
This art is an example of social commentary because its showing commentary on issues of society. In this case, the artist is showing how generals can lie and soldiers can be blind through literalism.
flying lessons, Baby Guerrilla, 2014/2014, From the collection of: All Those Shapes
This art is an example of magical realism, because it blends natural elements of the world with non natural elements such as magical people, which are flying in this case, and makes it appear possible
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