ART 103 – Propaganda, Art and Power

Select one of the following propaganda posters:
Barack Obama “Hope” Poster, Shepard Fairey (2008): https://www.artic.edu/artworks/229396/barack-obama-hope-poster
Freedom from Want, Norman Rockwell (1943): https://www.nrm.org/2016/11/freedom-want-1943/
“We Can Do It!”, Howard Miller (1942): https://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/nmah_538122
“I Want You”, James Montgomery Flagg (1917): https://time.com/4725856/uncle-sam-poster-history/
“Someone Talked”, Frederick Siebel (1942): https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18612741/
In your initial post, address the following points and questions and make sure to reference the textbook (Chapter 9) in your response:
Purpose: What is the message or purpose of this poster?
Discussion of Propaganda: Why is it propaganda?
Effectiveness: Do you think this poster would be effective? Why or why not?
Ask a question: Pose a question that you would like your classmates to consider in their response to your post.