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Art, Music, and Photography of WWI & WWII
Kimberlynn Richardsonon 25 March 2013
Transcript of Art, Music, and Photography of WWI & WWII
Most of the music during WW1 was about war.
Music about the war in this period was disturbing, unstructured, and frightening.
The popular music of the time period was not about war.
During this time period the radio was very important to society.
Music was used as a type of propaganda. Most of the photos taken during WW1 were taken by The Army Signal Corps.
Photographs were mainly taken for military and educational usage.
When the war became very violent the government didn't want the public seeing this side of the war.
They made a law for photographers stating that if they took a picture without permission they would be arrested. The well known photo of the six men raising the flag on Iwo Jima was taken during WW2
Most of the photos taken during WW2 were photos of war.
Every activity of war was photographed.
Most photographs were taken in black and white.
Very few photographs were taken in color. Art, Music, and Photography
WW1 & WW2 Alot of the paintings were of Trench War
Artists also used propoganda as art.
Many of the artists were in the war and painted pictures about their past experiences Women became very important to war and so propoganda was created to support women's power in the war.
To control content of art during WW2 the government created the US Office of War Information (OWI).
Traditional Art was also still created during WW2
Most WW2 Traditional Art was of planes and War. Over half of the urban families in the US during WW2 had radios.
Also at this time sound was being added to cinema; therefore musicals became very popular
Many artist tried to make their songs have a non-aggressive, hopeful tone.
Jazz also became very popular during this time period. "Research Article: Photography, World War I." BookRags. BookRags, n.d. Web. 24 Mar. 2013. <http://www.bookrags.com/research/photography-world-war-i-aaw-03/>.
"Role of Music in World War II." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 27 Feb. 2013. Web. 24 Mar. 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Role_of_music_in_World_War_II>.
"Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 23 Mar. 2013. Web. 24 Mar. 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raising_the_Flag_on_Iwo_Jima>.
"Interactive_timeline." Interactive_timeline. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Mar. 2013. <http://www.nationalww2museum.org/history/final/interactive_timeline.html>. WW1 ART Who What Why WW2 ART Who What Why WW1 Music Who What How WW2 Music Who What Why WW1 Photography Who What Why WW2 Photography Who What Why Michael Badenbroek
Robert Capa Paul Nash
Percy Wyndham Lewis
David Bomberg Trench War
Propoganda The artist of WW1 painted and used propaganda to get the word out about war and what others could do to help. We also have art to look back on now to understand how countries felt during this time of war. AY Jackson
Edward Dugmore Propaganda
War Art Artist in World War Two used their art as propaganda. Also the art was used for education. We now can use the artist art to learn more about the war. John McCormack
Courtland and Jeffries
Ernie Mayne Music was an escape of the world
Some songs were about war Music was one way the people could escape the idea of war. Also if people wanted to listen to songs that reminded them of patriotism they also had that opprotunity. Peggy Lee
Johnny Mercer Music became theatrical and a part of peoples every day life during this time period.
Music was no longer about war. Music kept peoples minds off the war . It also gave the people a pass time that was cheap but very entertaining. Ernest Brooks
John Warwick Brook
Tom Aitken War photography was a way that they spread education about the War.
Photography was a good way of teaching children and the public about what was going on during the war. The photos are also still around now so we can see what it actually looked like during the times of war. Photographs of War
Colored Photos Photography in WW2 brought about new technology. It also gives us history that we can see. It also gave us an inside view on concentration camps. Video