social realism


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social realism

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the use of realist art, literature, etc as a medium for social or political comment
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) another name for socialist realism
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Chapter 4 considers the significance of aesthetic decisions artists in each movement made--the embrace of or departure from social realism, for instance.
Loach's films are noted for their social realism and this one addresses very current issues around ESA, the Employment and Support Allowance for those unable to work.
Her evolving artistry has taken many forms including social realism, performance art, soft sculpture and children's books to her famous Story Quilts.
The only person to win Spain's National Prize for Literature (Premio Nacional de las Letras) twice, Martin Gaite explored and blended a range of genres, from social realism to the fantastic, as she took up issues of gender, class, economics, and aesthetics in a time of political upheaval.
The music stirs the soul, the lyrics are steeped in social realism, they are the here and now, the words and sentiments connect with people.
Here he's using some of fiction's least fashionable attributes, social realism, pointed action and thematic ambition, to brilliantly dissect America's love affair with violence.
Interestingly enough, the fourteen stories represent different genres (children's literature, social realism, historical fiction, satire, etc.
Summary: A few years back, while promoting his stylishly bloody genre picture "Un Prophete" (2009), French writer-director Jacques Audiard said he wanted his movie to liberate his Muslim characters from the twin ghettos of social realism and racial-cultural stereotypes.
To sum up, social realism covers all the events and it is capable to put all literary schools such as: romanticism and realism in itself".
Belonging to the category of Social Realism style as described by Indian art critic, art historian Geeta Kapur, the artwork was estimated originally at ` 4,60,00,000- 6,20,00,000.
One of the principal pioneers of social realism in Egyptian art, the painter Hamed Ewais (1919-2011), is represented by two works, sold from the artist's estate.
Social realism actively antagonises the 'lowest common denominator' style of filmmaking which pervades Bollywood, choosing to target a niche market, largely composed of well educated middle class individuals in possession of significant cultural capital--such films are largely misunderstood by the majority of cinema-goers, leaving them dumbfounded at the lack of comedy violence or gratuitous sex scenes.