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Visual impact : creative dissent in the 21st century

Author: Liz McQuiston
Publisher: London : Phaidon Press Limited, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An accessible and richly illustrated exploration of how art and design have driven major social and political change in the 21st century. Features the work of over 200 artists, from the famous such as Ai Weiwei and Shepard Fairey, to the anonymous influencers working through social media. Richly illustrated with over 400 images, this is a visual guide to the most influential and highly politicised imagery of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Liz McQuiston
ISBN: 9780714869704 0714869708
OCLC Number: 917374782
Description: 239 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Creative dissent in context: Technology and change --
Graphic highlights of the digital age: The visual legacy of the 1990s --
Discontent and uprisings: Economic and political unrest --
The 360° frontier: Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq --
Divided countries and cultures: Signs of tension and resolve --
Man's folly, nature's fury: Disasters, warnings and hope.
Responsibility: Liz McQuiston.
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