Great Paintings: Bolívar Marquez by José R. Alicea

Bolívar Marquez
Source: Flint Institute of Arts

For the past two days, I’ve been discussing the art of conflict and how artists respond to war. I’m going to continue that today with a look at a different kind of conflict: political struggle.

Art has long been a part of politics and political conflict. It is an excellent tool for spreading political messages and ideas; and history is dotted with political posters and…