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.
From Anti-Anorexia Sculptures to Charitable Painted Babushkas
Fauxrganic Art Installations
Teagan White's 'Specimen A' Mocks Manufactured Modern Society
Encouraging Youth Activism
'Three Cups of Tea' by Greg Mortenson
Exhibitions of Obama Art
'Officially Unofficial' to Open on April Fool's Day in Chicago
Edgy Easter Street Art
Above's ‘AIG Easter Egg Hunt' Parodies Financial Bailouts
White House Canine Art
From Obama Dog Paintings to Portuguese Water Dogs Pet Rocks
Drawing with Matches
Mexican PSA Against Burnt Child for Awareness
Brazilian Artists Make Matryoshka Dolls for NGO Arrastao
Political Matryoshka Dolls
SonntagsZeitung Ads Reveal Insight Into Media Personalities
Human Matryoshka Dolls
Sony PlayStation 3 Ad
Neo-Gothic Romanticism Gives Way to Bold Vivid Fantasies
Swine Flu Social Art
The Obama 'Cope' With H1N1 Poster
Banning Macabre Art
Encore Events' 'The Universe Within' Banned in France
Todd Schorr Explores the Dark and Twisted Side of Art
Ivonne Thein's ‘Thirty-Two Kilos' Exhibit is Scary & Educative