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Once you have done some individual research and "surfing", you are ready to join a democracy or a dictatorship. Select from the various roles for the people in your society, allowing for the fact that you may have more than one person in a role, (except for the Leader of the group).

Assign "personality" traits to each of the roles based on actual people, artists, and politicians that you have researched.

Your "agenda" is the viewpoint of a democracy or a dictatorship.

You will be using propaganda to "sell" your message to the other side and to censor their point of view.

 

Leader Politician

Artist Art Critic

Museum Curator Human Rights

Soldier Religious Leader

Citizen Student


YOUR GROUP WILL

1. ANALYZE, RECORD, AND DISCUSS

Various art works and artists for their social and political messages

Evaluate art works based on criteria of the Elements of Art and the Principles of Design, as well as objectives that your group establishes for its "agenda"

2. COLLOBORATE on a Museum Exhibition of art treasures from posters and prints that your group has selected based on its criteria.

Model the exhibitions after the Armory Show or the Entarte Kunst Exhibition.

3. CREATE a museum exhibition of art treasures from posters and prints that your group has selected and critiqued, as well as an exhibition of your own work.

4. COMPARE the comments of the public and the critics in the early part of the century to the type of comments about art today. Write a newspaper or magazine review of the exhibit. You should include insightful comments about the artistic merit of the work as well as an analysis of the "message" the artist is trying to convey.

Your group will either censor or promote a particular artist and a group of art for your museum.

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