From Anti-Anorexia Sculptures to Charitable Painted Babushkas

By: Rose Nazarali - May 16, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
Check out these wonderful art projects directed towards a political topic or all-around good cause.

With beneficiaries that range from Obama to social charities, these are art projects with a voiceâ€"and boy, are they talking!

Using art to create awareness is always effective. Check out the slideshow below for a preview of some of the best social art projects.

Implications - It is truly amazing how art can be used to sum up a political ideal or concept with incredible brevity, and this powerful phenomenon has been the watchword of successful companies and political figures for decades. By cultivating and creating a succinct visual summary of your message or company, a well-designed artwork can say what thousands of words might not communicate half as effectively.