Follow these links to explore ideas about peace and art. As we build our knowledge around this subject we will add more categories, information and links.
CONTEMPORARY PEACE ART & EXPRESSION
The world’s largest universal symbol of peace is the goal of the Maitreya Project.
OTHER ARTISTS FOCUSED ON PEACE
Crossing the great divide
“Music-making like this can and does change lives.” From a story in the Manchester Guardian.
Yo! What happened to peace?
An expanded version of a show by the same name in Tokyo in May 2003, this is a touring exhibition of peace/anti-war/anti-occupation posters, featuring hand-crafted prints.
Film festival in a war zone
From an article in the Manchester Guardian.
Picasso created one of the worlds most recognized peace symbols, the Dove of Peace. The Picasso Museum in Barcelona is a good place to start in helping to understand his formative years.
OTHER ARTISTS FOCUSED ON PEACE [CONTINUED…]
The Big Book for Peace: an anthology for children that brings together 34 artists and writers. Available from Amazon.com.