Artwork Title: The Barricade - Artist Name: George Bellows

The Barricade

George Bellows, 1918

"... in The Barricade, a line of naked human beings, arms held aloft, act as human shields for the uniformed German soldiers, with their guns raised, who stand and crouch behind them. As a propaganda piece it worked well evoking both pity and rage in the mind of the viewer. The message to the American public was clear: can we stand by and let this kind of thing happen or should we join the battle and end such atrocities." https://mydailyartdisplay.wordpress.com/2013/04/08/the-war-series-by-geor

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