social realism

social realism

noun
a style of painting, especially of the 1930s in the U.S., in which the scenes depicted typically convey a message of social or political protest edged with satire.
Also, Social Realism.

social realist, noun
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social realism
 
n
1.  the use of realist art, literature, etc as a medium for social or political comment
2.  another name for socialist realism

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