Flashcards in Wake Up, America Deck (18):
How is this art piece different from the works by Boccioni, Grosz and Hartley?
It was meant to address a broad public ather than his personal feelings
What war was the first time that the United States government embarked on a wild scale propaganda campaign?
World War One
What propaganda committee did Woodrow Wilson establish after the United States entered the war?
The Committee on Public Information known as the CPI
Who chaired the Committee on Public Information?
Journalist George Creel
What is James Montgomery Flagg bet known for?
His depiction of a confrontational Uncle Sam
Whose features did Flagg use in his poster of Uncle Sam?
His own to save money and the trouble of having a model
Where was Flagg born?
What did Flagg see early success?
As an illustrator
When was Flagg's first works published?
When he was 12 years old
How old was Flagg when he was hired on the permanent staff of Life and Judge?
15 years old
Where did Flagg study in New York?
At the Art Students League
Where did Flagg travel to from 1898 to 1900?
London and Paris
What did Flagg experiment with during 1898 to 1900?
With painting but his greatest success was with illustration
What magazine cover did Flagg's picture of Uncle Sam poster appear?
How many images did Flagg create during World War One to support the war effort?
What are the colors of the dress in Wake Up America?
Red and white striped skirt with a blues bodice
What is the importance of the Phrygian Cap in Wake Up America?
In Ancient Rome it designated those who had been released from the bonds of slavery. It was an important symbol of liberty in the French Revolution as well as in American imagery