The selected images are depictions of political figures and conditions throughout modern history. Included are works from a variety of countries: Germany, Mexico, and the United States. Because of their inherent ties to political history, the works are ordered chronologically. Throughout, consider how politicians present themselves and how they are perceived by others. The works can stimulate discussion about the living conditions created by particular political movements and events as well as their effects in subsequent years.
Otto Dix. Dr. Mayer–Hermann. 1926
Diego Rivera. Agrarian Leader Zapata. 1931
Garry Winogrand. Democratic National Convention. 1960
Jasper Johns. Map. 1961
Gerhard Richter. Flugzeug II. 1966
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