Jack Balas, 2009; GET IT LICKED (A+ ART SCHOOL) (#441); watercolor, ink and pencil on paper; 22" x 30"

TEXT: "Artists, conscious of their public role, are increasingly feeling the need to broaden their awareness and investigate the conflicts in our world, which is currently reeling under the threat of economic instability, invasion by the rhetoric of war, conditioning by the inequalities stemming from economic globalisation, the menace of environmental meltdown, and the confusion caused by the breakdown in social structures. ... Remarkably personal, even idiosyncratic! ... These boys will soon get it licked!"