The Striking Truth

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Artists are always looking for new and striking ways to show their audience the truth. The "truth" we get from our government may not share what really happens in our society. In turn, these artists have pushed their limits to shine a light on what happens in this world.

Slaves of General Thomas F. Drayton, Henry P. Moore, about 1862–1863, From the collection of: The J. Paul Getty Museum
Scene of McPherson's Death. Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War, (Annotated), Kara Walker, 2005, From the collection of: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Dream of a Boy, Chung Man Lurk, 1961, From the collection of: Hong Kong Heritage Museum
Free South Africa, Keith Haring, 1985, From the collection of: Inter-American Development Bank
Study of Perspective - Hong Kong, Ai Weiwei, 1995/2003, From the collection of: MoMA The Museum of Modern Art
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