Maori Art of the Nuclear Mother

Known as ANZUS, the Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty was signed in 1951. This military alliance was one of several entered into by the United States in the early 1950s, as part of its attempts to prevent the international spread of communism and to prepare for the possibility of armed conflict with the Soviet Union. Some thirty years later, as relations between the … Continue reading Maori Art of the Nuclear Mother

The Problem We All Live With

This week the United States celebrated the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington which took place on 28 August 1963, culminating in Martin Luther King, Jr.’s landmark ‘I Have A Dream’ speech. The following year, one American artist put brush to canvas to make his own visual statement in support of the fight against racial inequality. Norman Rockwell was long known as the creator … Continue reading The Problem We All Live With