May Day: The Art of Protest!

Banksy1

I don’t think I can add anything to this. It pretty much says it all.

May 1st.
“May Day”

A day of significance throughout human history. It is/has been a day celebrating spring, a pagan festival, a day of feasting, a day for organized labor, and most recently, a day of political protest.

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This is a collection of street art that touches on some
of the relevant social issues behind our modern May Day.

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Painfully true…
follow-your-dreams

This has been posted before, but it’s so on-point I couldn’t resist.
Street-Art-Equality-or-Equity

I’ve seen many versions of this theme, but it still has a lot of impact.
my_own_banksy_by_hazel2388

This one seems particularly relevant for our modern May Day.
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I really love this one…
banksy-peace

True story.
politicalgraffiti8

It’s scary because it’s…well I think you get it.
news-graphics-2008-_663089a

Why do I think about Monsanto when I see this?
matrixencryption

A classic. But STILL relevant.
Bansky-Flower-Brick-Thrower.

Smash it indeed!
adas9

The Church of Social Change.
Banksy-Art-in-the-Streets-at-MOCA-LA

Happy May Day all! Let your voice be heard, but stay safe out there.

Art the World…no Change the World!
Savage1

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  1. Reblogged this on msamba.

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