October 03, 2012, 8:26am

Artfully Politicking

With the upcoming presidential election, and the first round of debates this evening, we are all braced for the hard and heavy domestic and international topics that will be debated in the coming weeks.  But as an arts writer and arts lover, I wanted to turn to what’s sometimes seen as the "softer" side of politics, as its place and importance is often underestimated.  I want to take a moment to look at some of the artistic movements surrounding the current president. - Ellen C. Caldwell, Los Angeles Contributor

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February 13, 2012, 8:15am

A Resurrected Aesthetic: Obama’s “Art Works” Posters and the New Deal of 2012

Amidst the political rallying that has really only just began to rear its loud and often noxious head, I was excited to see a side of Obama’s campaign drawing on artists and an art history that I am especially drawn to.

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