jump to last post 1-4 of 4 discussions (5 posts)

Do many artists still commit their artwork to getting important messages across?

  1. greencha profile image68
    greenchaposted 5 years ago

    Do many artists still commit their artwork to getting important messages across?

    Art history has shown us ,that thro the ages artists have often used artwork to get messages across-ie-environmental,political etc.. Is this still the case,or have artists lost interest in portraying their views now -generally.(in respect to painting drawing,sculpting)

  2. ArtzGirl profile image78
    ArtzGirlposted 5 years ago

    As an artist, painter, singer, songwriter, musician... and author-- I have to say that it is literally impossible to separate yourself from your artwork, music, or writing.  You would have to be in a coma to not let your personal causes leak through, in some way, in your self expression of these art forms.

    When I was more actively pursuing my painting and music, the best pieces normally come through when there is more feeling or something that you are wanting to share in your artwork with other people.  This isn't to say that ALL of your work is like this, because I took a number of courses where they would have you bring in subject matters that pertained to the lesson at hand in the course (light and shadow studies, white studies to preserve watercolor paper that shines through as the "lights" in your painting, or subject matter that pertains to the lesson of the moment).  There is a level of expertise where you just force yourself to train to become better and bust through your art lessons as if this were an exercise.

    On the other side of this, you are more free to paint what you are most passionate about and to express yourself in ways that you may not express yourself, if you were totally "milk toast" on certain issues.

    My writing has taken on some environmental concerns - that later moved into civil rights issues.  I didn't know what I was first researching.  I began writing about a chemtrail issue in my own neighborhood-- and then soon, this was backing into a number of research rabbit holes which I never would have guessed in a million years.  I've been passionate to expose what I have found to the public.  There are so many people who have questions about this environmental issue that I felt obligated to share my findings.  I was very fortunate to have had the time, ability to research, and to connect the dots to help a number of people to understand more about these covert sciences which will effect the global environment.

    1. greencha profile image68
      greenchaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thats so interesting,thankyou,regards.

  3. Green Art profile image78
    Green Artposted 5 years ago

    I think it all depends on what the individual artist is passionate about.  I've had the opportunity to work with the elderly and have done some of my best work drawing and painting them.  I believe art is still used as a powerful voice for a group of people, or a special cause.

  4. Gvkishore profile image60
    Gvkishoreposted 5 years ago

    yes, of course there are many artworks shows the messages by the artists, But the message is to said as an incomplete one because this is a period of people expect in vision not the mission. They are in the mood of hurry Which misleads the art and its meaning.
    The art is being encouraged just by the people of past period, as they wish in believe in relationships, and coming to the artists no artist can loose hope upon the  art as it is turned to hobby as he just need an encouragement.
    in lack of such encourage, artist may hurt but not loose their art as its a gift from the Lord. As everyone can't do such an art.