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Insurrection as Art – Barcelona #Badartworldtour

Insurrection as Art – Barcelona #Badartworldtour

In the middle of the current struggle in Catalonia Badart Barcelona presented their event for the #Badartworldtour. The event was centred on celebration of the Russian revolution and the important role of art. Due to the struggle on the street ...

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How art helped make the revolution

How art helped make the revolution

Manny Thain Revolution in Russia swept away the dictatorial rule of the tsar in February 1917. Then in October, led by the Bolshevik Party, a second revolution set up the world’s first workers’ state. Society was turned upside down as ...

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The revolutionary resilience of art

The revolutionary resilience of art

Elaine Mallon Capitalism has butchered artistic expression beyond recognition. In today’s political climate it has been reduced to its profit and investment value. Monet and Picasso have been reduced to acquisitions and investments, sought after by the super-rich and sold ...

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#BadArtWorldTour in northern England a great success

#BadArtWorldTour in northern England a great success

by Paul Gerrard Skipton is a quiet market town better known as the “Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales” than it is for revolution. But on Friday 6 October, socialist artists and activists, as well as the general public, from Manchester, Lancashire ...

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