Visual Impact - Creative Dissent in the 21st Century

Author: Liz McQuiston
Publisher: Phaidon
Size: 270 x 180 mm, 10 5/8 x 7 1/8 in
Pages: 240
Cover: Paperback
Language: English
Publication date: October 2015
ISBN: 9780714869704
Availability: 1
129.00 PLN
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 digital age. Explores themes and issues such as popular uprisings (the Arab Spring, the London Riots) social activism (marriage equality), and environmental crises (Hurricane Katrina), as well as the recent Je Suis Charlie protests Global in outlook, it features exciting work from emerging economies such as Brazil, Russia, China and the Middle East, as well as the US and Europe. Complements Phaidon titles Graphic Agitation and Graphic Agitation 2 by providing insight to the art and design shaping today’s global political landscape.