Commentary Art
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Commentary Art
Commentary art is art that comments on contemporary issues.
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Double Take 'Toons: One In The W Column? : NPR

Double Take 'Toons: One In The W Column? : NPR | Commentary Art |
George W. Bush endorsed Mitt Romney this week. Pat Bagley and Steve Kelley can't decide whose campaign it benefits the most.
Are political cartoons art? They are definitly part of visual culture, but can they be considered art? A good political cartoon will instigate discussion from viewers. This is also sometimes the way to measure a good contemporary artwork. Does it motivate converstion, questions or personal reflections?
Political cartoons have been an avenue for expressing personal, economic, political and social opinions for as long as ink has pet paper and people have had opinions.
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