Gutfreund and Cornett – Amazing Art Activism Projects and Exhibits

Social Justice: It Happens to One, It Happens to All
Saint Mary’s College Museum of Art, Morago, CA, September 18 – December 11, 2016


IN CONVERSATION WITH THE ARTISTS AND EXHIBITION RECEPTION

Photo by Marie Cameron

EXHIBITION CONCEPT

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“If you want peace, work for justice” – Pope John Paul VIArt can inspire change and bring people together, crossing the borders of cultures and languages. Artists challenge the norm, imagine the potential and inspire social change.
For some, the United States is a true manifestation of the “American Dream”, yet, for many individuals both nationally and globally, basic human and civil rights are abridged and jeopardized with a judicial system that has eroded confidence and trust, and with racism propagated through groups that have systemic power to institutionalize prejudice in the forms of laws, policies, and ideologies that exclude and oppress others.
Gutfreund Cornett Art sought art in all media that spoke to and illuminated the ongoing conversation around race, conditions of the working class, disparities in global wealth, power, education, shelter, access to food, water and health services, immigration issues, criminal (in)justice, women’s rights, subjugating ethnic groups and the gender queer in the modern world.  Read more

http://www.gutfreundcornettart.com/info-social-justice.html

 

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