Artistic Liberty and Justice
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Liberty is a prime example of why and how well known works of Art are best understood by the political and social contexts in which they were created. Liberty is a universal political symbol of freedom, bravery, persistence, and leadership. She also embodies hope and opportunity. Brett Caruso states, “Artists for decades have been creating Liberty with their own interpretations of a political and social nature.” Not only is she a symbol, but, she reminds viewers that women played an indispensable role in the events of Freedom and Justice. Artists like Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Peter Max, Mike McNeilly and Joseph Leyendecker have engraved her image into the minds of Millions of people across the globe. Artists see this Statue of Liberty as a symbol of Artistic Freedom and Free Speech Rights for all.
Artist & Sculptor Frederic Bartholdi and the people of France gave the Statue to the people of the United States in recognition of the friendship established during the American Revolution. On October 28th 1886, the dedication of the Statue of Liberty took place in front of thousands of Americans. Over the years, the Statue of Liberty’s symbolism has grown to an iconic living symbol of freedom and Justice to millions of people and artist throughout the world.
SOURCE Brett Caruso