It is a fact that World War 2 art really captures the drama of the final battle of good against evil. Modern battles are truly mired in the complexity of the day, with neither side being “right”, but only being wrong in different ways and to different degrees. For instance, in the war in Iraq which is now going on, 1 empire which rules the world has, together with its cronies, made the decision to invade and remake a small country. It may seem like the United States is dead wrong to many, but in fact the ruler of Iraq before we invaded was a tyrant, and also oppressive to his people. So, ordinary Iraqis - individuals who have survived the attacks on their country, anyhow - are better off than they were under him. What I like about World War twoart is that it depicts a time when there was not the same kind of complexity. We had to stop Evil empires from taking over the world, and that was that.
Of course, that does not mean that the art of World War II all depicts noble actions. This is far from the truth! In fact, much of the moist popular World War twoart is actually propaganda which is meant to motivate hate and fear of the enemy. Much of this World War 2 art is actually racist, meant to make the those that see it think that all Japanese or all Germans are subhuman, or evil. It is sad that the World War 2 art made in this country was not of a higher and more noble standard, but if you want to understand history, you have to be willing to take the good with the bad, and that is that. Whether or not you like it or hate it, the fact remains that there’s a lot of World War twoart which is truly worth looking at.
1 of the World War II art works that has the most lasting influence is the image of Rosy the Riveter. This was part of a series of works of propaganda to motivate women to join the workforce to help make weapons. Of all of the World War twoart that was made, this image is 1 of the only ones which has really stuck around for the long run, motivating feminists to organize. If only more World War twoart had such noble effects!