a beginner’s guide…

copyright 2013 cwmartin

copyright 2013 cwmartin

political art
never begins
with a blank canvas
there are
always
stains
some faded
like
dried blood
others
black
like oil
all
have
that musty
paper smell
like
money
that’s been
hidden under
a mattress
for years
so
before beginning
your project
a layer
of whitewash
is recommended
it will
facilitate
the sale
of the final
image

rules of engagement…

examples
rwandan
bosnia
myanmar
civil protests
mass murders
political leaders
debate
diplomatic
objectives
military constraints
necessary
libya
rapid military response
to
protect whom
or
what