It seems you could always count on old school art to tell what was going on, now that seems to be the domain of photograph. Some recent photograph are those of the war, Katrina, tsunamis, earthquakes etc. Mostly a different kind of stun and awe. Recently Ive been looking at some paintings of Jacob Lawrence. Even though difficult times but signs of hope.
Sign of hope– Hip Hop at the Smithsonian! I keep wondering how the displacement of song writers, musician, singers, writers and artist from culturally rich New Orleans will impact the rest of the country. Will people move back? What are the artist saying about going back home?